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Peter Solecky

OHMS Object

Date of Interview

6 April 2016


Gabrielle Samaniego and Isaac Wolf


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.


01:00:11 minutes

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University

Digital Format


Material Type



Ukrainian Oral History Project

Interview Format


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.)

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: Ukrainian Oral History Project, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.



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