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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

Koc Stanisław

Stanisław Koc was born in 1945 (age 69), in Szmurły (Podlaskie Voivodeship). He graduated from Basic Vocational School of Metalwork in Augustów. In 1962, he began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks as a milling machine operator (after six month internship he began to work by the piece), then he was transferred to the grinding room. In 1975 he became a setup man (foreman assistant). After ten years of work, he was transferred to the Foundry Repair Department. In 2001 he received pre-retirement benefits. Member of the organization: Metalworkers` Trade Union, returning officer. Personal and family life : wife Krystyna, daughters Jolanta and Anna.