MHSO, and Susan Papp-Zubrits, Hungarian interview - Nicholas Korponay, 1978.
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|Title||Hungarian interview - Nicholas Korponay|
|Published||MHSO, and Susan Papp-Zubrits, Hungarian interview - Nicholas Korponay, 1978.|
|Description||Nicholas (Miklos) Korponay gives information about what his life was like living in Hungary. He also recalls partisan activities during World War II: ""Kopjasok."" Mr. Jager left Hungary in 1945 and moved to Austria. Mr. Korponay also mentions a Hungarian Veterans Association. He immigrated to Canada in 1951, and talks about the first jobs that he had in Toronto. He also describes Hungarian community activities in Toronto, and the establishment of Rákoczi. Mr. Korponay talks about the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and the resulting immigration of refugees to Canada. He describes the community's reaction at the time, and compares the postwar immigrants with those who came in 1956. Mr. Korponay also discusses the issue of language retention. Mr. Korponay talks about his work at the Metro Toronto Emergency Measures organization. He goes into more detail about the activities of Rákoczi: the Association, Historical Society, Memorial Society and the Foundation. The interview concludes with Mr. Korponay speculating on the future of Hungarian community in Canada.|