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Interview with Peter Solecky

Contributor

Solecky, Peter ; Samaniego, Gabrielle ; Wolf, Isaac

Description

Peter Solecky was born in 1946 in Munich, Germany. His mother, father, and two younger siblings came to America in 1951. They traveled through Ellis Island (their signatures are still there to this day) and eventually settled in Binghamton, New York. Solecky attended Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering science in 1969. He later returned to school for his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Vermont. He lives in Binghamton, NY with his wife and two children.

Date

2016-04-06

Rights

In Copyright

Date Modified

2016-04-10

Is Part Of

Ukrainian Oral History Project

Extent

60:11

OHMS Object

Date of Interview

2016-04-06

Interviewer

Gabrielle Samaniego and Isaac Wolf

Interviewee

Peter Solecky

Biographical Text

Peter Solecky was born in 1946 in Munich, Germany. His mother, father, and two younger siblings came to America in 1951. They traveled through Ellis Island (their signatures are still there to this day) and eventually settled in Binghamton, New York. Solecky attended Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in engineering science in 1969. He later returned to school for his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Vermont. He lives in Binghamton, NY with his wife and two children.

Duration

60:11 minutes

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Material Type

Sound

Collection

Ukrainian Oral History Project

Interview Format

audio

Subject LCSH

Solecky, Peter.--Interviews; Ukrainians--United States; Diaspora, Ukraine—History; Ukrainian; Germany; Migrations; Church; Ethnic identity; Borderlands -- Poland -- History; Labor camps; Broome County (N.Y.)

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Keywords

Interviews; Ukrainians; Ukrainian diaspora; Immigrants; Germany; Refugee camps; World War, 1939-1945; Poland; Famines; Binghamton (N.Y.)

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Collection Description

The Ukrainian Oral History project consists of a collection of undergraduate student interviews with immigrants from East Central Europe, particularly the lands of what is now Ukraine. Four interviews took place in New York City and record the memories of Jewish immigrants. A few interviews testify to specifically Russian… More

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“Interview with Peter Solecky,” Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/589.