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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

Tomzik Jerzy

Jerzy Tomzik was born on November 25th, 1938 in Częstochowa, the child of Wiktoria (nee Berghausen) and Ewaryst Tomzik. His father was a dentist. In 1945 he began attending a Common School in Częstochowa. Then he attended the R. Traugutt Male High School in Częstochowa where he passed the Matura exam in 1955. The same year he was admitted to study at the Medical Academy in Białystok. In 1957 he started working at the academic radio station – “Supeł”. He cooperated with the "Co Nie co" student club, the "Ambia" jazz ensamble and the "Koliber" cabaret. He cooperated with the Białystok Dance Orchestra, he participated in entertainment programs of the Białystok Symphonic Orchestra, and later the Philharmonics. From 1990 he coorganised the “Białostockie Malwy” festival. Since 1991 he has been running the Białystok Song Studio.