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13 August 2019
The State Archives of Brest Region has prepared an exhibition of documents “Brest. XX Century: Pages of History” to commemorate 1000 years anniversary of the city of Brest.

The exhibition shows about 90 documents, newspaper articles, photographs etc.

The exposition is divided into several groups, each dedicated to a specific period in the history of Brest in the 20th century:

- Documents from the period of 1919-1939 (when the city was part of the Polish state) describe the activities of self-government bodies, the renaming of streets, the restoration of the city after the First World War, the population statistics etc.;

- Documents of the pre-war Soviet period (September 1939 – June 1941) illustrate the establishment of Soviet Power and its first measures in the city, the renaming of streets, the development of industry in this period etc.

- Documents of the Nazi Occupation (1941-1944) contain data on the activities carried out by the Occupation authorities, the renaming of streets, the system of food supply, the forced labour and deportation of local residents to Germany, annihilation of the Jewish inhabitants of the city etc.

- Documents of 1944-1980s demonstrate the rapid development of the city after the war, the establishment of various industrial enterprises, educational, cultural and health institutions, the Television Centre, the customs post “Warsaw Bridge” and other memorable objects, the foundation of the Leninsky and Moskovsky districts in the city in 1978, the population statistics etc.;

- Documents of the 1990s testify to the adoption of the city’s coat of arms, the creation of the city’s newspaper, the establishment of the international theatre festival “Belaya Vezha”, the opening of the Ice Palace etc.


Documentary exhibition “Brest. XX Century: Pages of History” celebrating 1000 years anniversary of the city


 Documentary exhibition “Brest. XX Century: Pages of History” celebrating 1000 years anniversary of the city

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