October rally in Mukachevo

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  • Photo taken in:
    Mukachevo
    Country name at time of photo:
    USSR
    Country name today:
    Ukraine
In this picture you can see an October rally in the streets of Mukachevo, probably in the 1950's. Every year in October there were rallies held. Attendance was compulsory for everyone. Colleagues, various firms and factories tried to present themselves as well and beautifully as possible. During the celebration everything in the town was decorated. Various institutions even competed amongst each other in who had the most beautiful decorations.

Interview details

Interviewee: Nikolai Mesko Salamonovic
Interviewer:
Pokreis & Korcok
Month of interview:
July
Year of interview:
2005
Mukachevo , Ukraine

KEY PERSON

Nikolai Mesko Salamonovic
Jewish name:
Nusn ben Sloime
Year of birth:
1922
City of birth:
Rosos
Country name at time of birth:
Czechoslovakia
Occupation
before WW II:
Manual Laborer
after WW II:
Departmental head/manager in socialist
Family names
  • Previous family name: 
    Nusn Mermelstein
    Year of changing: 
    1946
    Reason for changing: 
    Communist ideology

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