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Teresa Siedlar-Kołyszko née Macak

The "Save the Memory" project is a series of video interviews with witnesses of history from 1939- 1956. It was created to preserve the memories and experiences of the heroes and heroines from this period.

At the beginning of the film. the logos of the Polish History Museum are illustrated, featuring a yellow crown, gray wings, and the letter "P" in red with the Polish flag in the center. Also detailed is the phrase ”Patriotism of Tomorrow” with the letter "P" in black. Underneath these icons, there is a white inscription "Project co-financed by the Museum of Polish History in Warsaw as part of the Patriotism of Tomorrow program."

The main character of the film is Teresa Siedlar. Born in 1929. She died in 2022. She was a Girl Scout in the Grey Ranks - the youngest age group of Zawisza, nicknamed "Skierka" and "Bystra." After During World War II, she was a radio journalist. The photo covers her from the chest up. She sits close to the lens, behind her on the table lies a stack of books and a tall brass candlestick stand. The woman is 85 years old with short curly blond hair and a serene expression. She is dressed in a pink and purple plaid shirt unbuttoned at the neck.

Throughout the film, she shows footage from her private archive, family photos, and with her scout troop. At the end of the film appears a blackboard with the blue logo of the Historical Museum of the City of Krakow and the white logo of Oskar Schindler's Emalia Factory Lipowa 4. At the bottom is the website address: www.ocalicpamiec.mhk.pl and the year of production - 2013.

Teresa Siedlar-Kołyszko née Macak

Anna Macak, matka Teresy, Kraków 1923 r., wł. prywatna
Teresa (trzecia od prawej) wraz z harcerzami i harcerkami Drużyny Zawiszy, Kraków 1943 r., wł. prywatna
Teresa ( trzecia od lewej) wraz z harcerzami i harcerkami Drużyny Zawiszy, Kraków 1943 r., wł. prywatna
Teresa (w środku) podczas koncertu w rodzinnym domu. Na skrzypcach grają: matka Teresy – Anna i druh Lucjan Leśniak ps. Zwinny, Kraków 1944 r., wł. prywatna
Teresa Macak (obecnie Siedlar- Kołyszko), Kraków 1943 r., wł. prywatna
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