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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

Sołowiej Teodor

Teodor Sołowiej was born in 1936 (age 77), in Leonowicze (Podlaskie Voivodeship). He graduated from primary school in Szymki (Podlaskie Voivodeship). In 1961, he began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks, where he held a position in the foundry in the Molding Sand Processing Division. He worked as a foreman of molders. He retired in 1990. Member of the organization/activity for the benefit of society : returning officer, Polish United Workers` Party, Metalworkers` Trade Union, solidarity, Chief Rationalizer. personal and family life: wife Maria, daughters Maria and Wiesława.