Hajnosz Family Archive

collection Hajnosz Family Archive
authors Maria Gepner-Hajnosz; Ryszard Hajnosz
length 02'14
location Poland
format 8 mm
color black and white
signature PAFD 0008 003
source of funding Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Maria Gepner Hajnosz, an architect, a lecturer at the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria (Nigeria) (1975–1983). She took part in the Warsaw Uprising together with her mother, Stefania Gepner, and her brother, Bolesław. They worked in a kitchen. Bolesław died in the Uprising at the age of 13.

Ryszard Hajnosz, an architect, a sailor, a yacht captain, an organizer of sea journeys in Poland and abroad.

All Saints’ Day. A cemetery avenue, crowd of visitors. Graves with burning candles. The Warsaw insurgents’ section. A panorama of the cemetery, people gathered at graves, burning candles, flowers. A monument with an eagle on a pedestal. Shots from the outside of an entry to the cemetery. Waiting buses, a crowd of people, stalls with candles. A barge going along the Vistula river, Poniatowski Bridge, stone stairs of the Vistula Boulevard. Flying birds. Trasa Łazienkowska (thoroughfare). (In this area, there is a sailing club “Rejsy”, which Ryszard Hajnosz belonged to. The club organized domestic and foreign yacht journeys for young people. Ryszard, as a yacht captain, led many of them).


keywords Warsaw, Powązki Military Cemetery, All Saints’ Day, graves, candles, flowers, Warsaw insurgents’ graves, stands, bus, Vistula, Poniatowski Bridge, Trasa Łazienkowska