Hungarian interview - Laszlo Forgach

MHSO, and Susan Papp-Zubrits and Carmela Patrias, Hungarian interview - Laszlo Forgach, 1978.

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Creator MHSO
Susan Papp-Zubrits and Carmela Patrias
Title Hungarian interview - Laszlo Forgach
Published MHSO, and Susan Papp-Zubrits and Carmela Patrias, Hungarian interview - Laszlo Forgach, 1978.
Identifier nlc-bnc.bvas.nlc-bnc.bvas.hungarian.37
Subject Forgach, Laszlo
Hungarian Canadian
Oral history
Language English
Media Audio
Contributor Alouette Canada
Description Fr. Laszlo Forgach talks about his early years and the Great Depression. He provides information on Hungarian-Canadian community homes, activities, and other groups. He mentions the 'Munkas' movement. Fr. Forgach describes the characteristics of Hungarian immigrants of the 1920s and 1930s. He talks about working conditions, the Hungarian school and community in Welland, and ""Onkepzokor."" Fr. Forgach identifies his protectors and advisors within the Church. He compares the Hungarians who came to Canada as 'Displaced Persons' (DPs) after the Second World War, and those who came as refugees following the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. Fr. Forgach describes the contacts that he still has with homeland. The second part of this interview contains excerpts from a taped radio program from CKTB radio in Niagara Falls, in Hungarian. Fr. Forgach discusses unionism, incidents at the parish, Cardinal Mindszenty, the future of the community and Hungarian churches in Canada. He concludes with some personal reminiscing.
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