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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

Rufiński Tadeusz

Tadeusz Rufinski was born in 1944 (age 70), in Białystok (Podlaskie Voivodeship). He is a graduate of the Warsaw University of Technology. In 1967, he began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks as a constructor of instrumentation in the Instrumentation Construction Department. Since 1968, he worked in the Technology Department. In 1970, he became a production department manager and since 1974, worked as a Supervisor of Factory Training School. From 1977 to 1985, he worked as a manager of the Machines Programming and Implementation Department; 1985-90, he worked as a manager of the Organizational and Legal Department and, from 1990 to 2002, as a manager of the Marketing and Sales Department. He retired in 2002. Member of the organization: Polish Tourist and Sightseeing Society, Association of Polish Engineers and Mechanical Technicians. Personal and family life: daughter Barbara.