A hand-signed petition to the Board of Directors of the Winona Free Public Library from the Bohemian residents of the City of Winona requesting the purchase of books published in their native language. It is accompanied by a letter from Edward M. Lehnerts, State Normal School, Winona, Minnesota, stating his support for the petition.
Paper cut out, colorful traditional Polish folk art. Book form with 13 paper cut outs, accordian style binding. "Wycinanki" is the Polish word for "paper-cut design." This Polish folk art tradition features floral motifs, birds, trees, and village scenes.