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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

Rożkiewicz Eugeniusz

Eugeniusz Rożkiewicz was born in 1938 (age 76), in Gródek (Podlaskie Voivodeship). He graduated from the Secondary Technical School of Mechanical Engineering in Białystok, located on Dąbrowskiego Street and from The Central Vocational College for Working Students (1987). In 1961, he began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks as a controller in the Quality Control Department. Since 1978, he worked in the Planning Department as a competence chief inspector and later, as an organizer of inventiveness movement in the Department of Chief Technologist. From 1983 to 1997, he worked in the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Department as a Work Safety and Hygiene Inspector, later as a Work Safety and Hygiene Specialist. For six months, he worked as a department manager. He retired in 1997. Member of the organization: Factory Sports Club “Metalowiec” (volleyball), The Reserve Officers Association, Country Defense League, The Polish–Soviet Friendship Society. Personal and family life : wife Aleksandra, sons Tomasz and Dariusz.