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Oral history

Thanks to e-Mediateka project many recordings will be available. Were chosen  interviews with people connected with Bialystok (among others: artists, athletes, enthusiasts, “ordinary” citizens of Bialystok, Esperantists) which show a diverse range of topics. They are located within broad framework of possible time, refer to  history of Bialystok and Podlasie, taking into account topics involving stories of people from Bialystok or Podlasie, but sometimes beyond the geographical area (e.g. bieżeństwo, deportations, Warsaw uprising, emigration). Moreover Mediateka CLZ as the only one in Poland multimedia library contains wide documentation Esperanto movement, and this part of the collection will be also presented in e-Mediateka. Users will have an opportunity to get to know with whole interviews or fragments, connected with chosen topics.


Oral history

Boublej Janina

Janina Boublej was born in 1937 (age 77), in Białystok (Podlaskie Voivodeship). She graduated from Technical Secondary School of Economics in Białystok. She began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks in 1965 and worked there for the next 25 years, until she retired in 1990. She spent her whole professional career working in the Social Department, where she worked in various positions such as manager, assistant manager and clerk. Her duties included the organization of the summer camps for children and youth and organization of the holiday exchange. She was also responsible for the plant‘s first aid room, the care of retirees and pensioners, former plant workers, Senior Club and organization of the plant‘s Christmas parties. Member of the organization: for a short period, member of the Polish United Workers‘ Party. Personal and family life: daughter Łucja. Interests and hobbies: animals (owner of five cats).