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curator

Stanley Walter Zamonski, American curator. Decorated Air medal with two oak leaf clusters; named Colorado Press Photographer of Yr.1965, 1966, 1967; recipient Braum award, Denver Art Directors and Advertising Association, 1959.

Background

Zamonski, Stanley Walter was born on August 7, 1919 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Stanley Walter and Cecilia (Walishewski) Zamonski.

Education

Student, New England Aircraft-Wentworth Institute, 1940—1942. Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1940—1942. Student, Georgetown University, 1943.

Career

Engineering draftsman Colorado Department highways, 1947—1954. Free-lance photographer-writer Denver, 1954—1970. Professor photo-journalism Institute Allende, San Miguel Allende, Mexico, 1970—1972.

Engineering draftsman Denver Planning Department, Colorado, 1973—1978. Curator Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum, Golden, 1978. Served 2nd lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1939-1945.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) The 59'ers, Roaring Denver, 1961, The Westernaires on the Gallop, 1967, Grunwald, 1981, Gentleman Rogue, 1982. Co-author (with O.J. Seiden): The Legacy of Buffalo Bill, 1986. Author: His Life and Legend, 1983.

Membership

Deputy sheriff Denver Posse Westerners. Member of Lakewood Community College, Industries Jefferson County, Western History Association, Colorado-Wyoming Association Museum, Colorado History Association, Colorado Authors League, Polish Institute Arts and Sciences American, American Association Teachers Slavic and East European Languages, American Association State and Local History, National Historic Association, Polish American History Association, American Council Polish Cultural, Polish (Denver), Denver Art Club, Denver Press Club, National Writers Club.

Connections

father:
Stanley Walter Zamonski

mother:
Cecilia (Walishewski) Zamonski