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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

Szeszko Ryszard

Ryszard Szeszko was born in 1937 (age 77), in Zabłudów (Podlaskie Voivodeship). In 1954, he graduated from Vocational School, located on Sosnowa street in Białystok and began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks on Łąkowa street as a milling machine operator. Since 1956 he worked there as a tool setter. In 1972 he was promoted to foreman of the Frames Department. From 1982 to 1985, he was transferred to the Division of CT Precision Chucks , branch of the Factory of Tooling and Chucks, on Szosa Północno-Obwodowa street. Since 1987, he worked as a quality controller. He retired early in 1994. Member of the organization: Metalworkers` Trade Unions. Personal and family life: son Jacek, grandchildren Piotr and Paweł.