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Halina Konopacka-Matuszewska (right) and Zofia Walewska present hunting clothes

    This file is a photogtaph of Halina Konopacka (Leonarda Kazimiera Konopacka-Matuszewska-Szczerbińska) (26 February 1900 – 28 January 1989) who was a Polish athlete. She won the discus throw event at the 1928 Summer Olympics, defeating American silver medal winner Lillian Copeland, breaking her own world record, and becoming the first Polish Olympic champion. After retiring from athletics, she became a writer and poet. She migrated to the United States after World War II, and died there.

    Original source name : Halina Konopacka-Matuszewska (z prawej) i Zofia Walewska prezentują stroje myśliwskie
    English translation : Halina Konopacka-Matuszewska (right) and Zofia Walewska present hunting clothes
    Creator : N/A
    Document- type 2 : photograph
    Reference number : 3/1/0/11/12590
    Language(s) : Polish
    Geographical coverage : Poland
    Time range : 20thc.
    Year(s) : 1938
    Theme 1 : art and culture
    Link to the item in the catalogue :
    Archive name : Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe
    Archive name (English) : The National Digital Archives
    Archive address : ul. Hankiewicza 1, 02-103 Warszawa, Poland
    City : Warsaw
    Country : Poland
    Official website and institutional resources :
    Finding aid(s) : Opis - Narodowe Archiwum Cyfrowe - Szukaj w Archiwach
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