Miners ID photograph of Józef Fortas
Fortas // Żory, Poland :: Miners ID photograph of Józef Fortas

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Details on the back of this photograph (‘G-8’) suggest that this was a miner’s identification card during Communism in Poland. Józef Fortas who is pictured in the image worked at a mine near Żory, in the Silesian Voivodeship, Poland from the 1970s to the 1990s. This photograph is kept in a small document wallet.  

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