ACTIVITIES OF «PROSVITA» COMPANY IN VYSOKA PICH VILLAGE OF ZHYTOMYR REGION IN 1920
Keywords:cultural and educational activities, work, «Prosvita», society, cell
The article examines the process of formation of the cultural and educational society «Prosvita» in the village of Visoka Pich of Zhytomyr County in 1920. Considering the lack of any historical materials about the educational center on the Internet, this article is actually the first attempt to analyze archival materials and carry out a comprehensive study of the activities of rural educators.
The circumstances of the formation of «Prosvita» are clarified, its educational activities are reflected, in particular, the organization of training for illiterate and literate adults.
The financial activity of «Prosvita» was tracked, thanks to which funds were obtained and expenses were incurred for the needs of the cell. As can be seen from archival materials, the society had the most diverse sources of income and expenses, which testified to its diverse work.
Among the various forms of cultural and educational work, as evidenced by the documents, enlightened people paid special attention to the organization of concerts, plays, and rallies. In addition to material profit, they contributed to the education, development and entertainment of the population.
The authors drew attention to the ascetic work of rural enlighteners: O. Mysko, M. Stolyar, V. Shtuly, and others. It was thanks to their dedicated work that it was possible to achieve acceptable results in 1920.
The place and role of family parties in the lives of enlightened people and their families is analyzed.
The publication presents tables showing the cultural and educational activities of the «Prosvita» society. They provide statistical information that testifies to the dynamic work of enlightened people. Its analysis makes it possible to trace achievements and gaps in the functioning of the village center.