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Primary School no. 7

Primary School no.7 at 8 Dolna Brama St.:

  • Before the war, the building housed a primary school for girls. After the war, it was respectively converted into Primary School no. 7, Vocational School Complex at UNIMOR Electronic Appliance Manufacturing Plant in Gdańsk and WSB University in Gdańsk.
  • At present, the building houses the headquarters of the INNaczej Social Innovation Fund.
  • The fund has been established for inhabitants of Gdańsk, especially those who have some interesting ideas and civil initiatives. The aim of the fund is to develop prototypes of products and services in response to the needs of the community. It offers substantial and financial support to innovators.

Memories and stories told by the inhabitants

  • The school janitor used a hand bell. In winter he had to make fire in huge stoves installed in each classroom.
  • School benches were equipped with tilted tops and incorporated seats. There were special holes for ink bottles and places for nibs.

Contemporary photographs

⯆ After the war, the building accommodated Primary School no. 8.

⯆ At present, the building houses the headquarters of the INNaczej Social Innovation Fund.



Archive photographs

⯆ After the war, children learnt how to write their first letters with steel nibs and ink.

⯆ An old-fashioned school toolbox.