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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

Marczuk Stanisław Marian

Stanislaw Marczuk was born in 1935 (age 79), in Doktorce (Podlaskie Voivodeship). In 1954, he graduated from the Secondary Technical School of Mechanical Engineering in Białystok. From 1973 to 1978, he studied at Bialystok Technical University (faculty of mechanical engineering). In 1954, he began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks as a turner. Next he worked as a technical controller in the Production-Control Department. He was transferred to the foundry and, later, to the Rationalization Control Department, in the Chief Designer Department, in Division of CT Precision Chucks, branch of the Factory of Tooling and Chucks, on Szosa Północno-Obwodowa street, where he worked as a technologist- designer. On 13 December 1981 he was dismissed from work. He was brought back to work in 1988. In September 1992, he went into early retirement. Member of the organization: a member of the Solidarity Trade Union since 1980. In June 1981, he was elected chairman of the „Solidarity” Trade Union Regional Management in Białystok. Member of the National Committee and a Delegate to the first union convention. During the years of Martial Law, he was in hiding from 13 December 1981 to 13 February 1983. He coordinated the underground activities of the union as the Chairman of the temporary regional Solidarity committee.