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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

Półtorzycka Halina

Halina Poltorzycka was born in 1936 (age 78), in Dąbrowa Białostocka (Podlaskie Voivodeship). She graduated from high school on Warszawska street, and then, from Collage of Economics also on Warszawska street. In 1954, she began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks as an accountant. Since 1950 she worked as a chief supply clerk in the Procurement Division. She retired in 1990. Member of the organization/ activity for the benefit of society: she ran the Relief Funds and Loans Office , Paramedic Service. Personal and family life: husband Emir, daughter Emilia and son Stefan.