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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

Czajkowski Konrad

Konrad Czajkowski, resident of Sina street number 4, later Kamienna street number 2. Konrad Czajkowski was born in 1948 (age 66), in Białystok (Podlaskie Voivodeship). He graduated from Vocational School and from Secondary Technical School (evening studies). In 1965 he began to work in the Factory of Tooling and Chucks, in tool-room, as a turner and later as a grinder. In the Division of CT Precision Chucks of the Factory of Tooling and Chucks, on Szosa Północno-Obwodowa street, he worked as a tool setter and he substituted for foreman. He worked there until 1979. Member of the organization: Union of Socialist Youth Personal and family life: wife Janina, daughters Agnieszka and Katarzyna.