The Resource Oral history interview [transcript], Laura Draim ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli

Oral history interview [transcript], Laura Draim ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli

Label
Oral history interview [transcript]
Title
Oral history interview [transcript]
Statement of responsibility
Laura Draim ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the viewpoints of Laura Draim, English as a Second Language Program Coordinator, Dayton Learning Center, Dayton, Va. Talks about the purpose of the Center: to provide general adult education, literacy, family-learning/training and development programs, and child care to those in need of such services. Mentions the purpose and history of the ESL program (first begun in 1972 by the Massanutten Technical Center); who is eligible to attend; and funding and statistical information on numbers of teachers and students and their nationality, many of whom are Mexican. Talks about the make-up of classes; changes and growth of program and the need for additional support to expand services. Briefly mentions assimilation and changes in lifestyle that occur in families as they try to adjust to American society. Comments on nationalities of immigrants and how this has changed over the years, dependent upon world events
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Interview setting: Dayton Learning Center, Dayton, Va. (?), Nov. 11, 1992
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 8-10.
Label
Oral history interview [transcript], Laura Draim ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli
Publication
Note
  • Stack copy: TRANSCRIPT AND BACKGROUND PAPER ONLY
  • Paraphrased transcript from interview
  • Forms part of The New cultural pluralism in the Shenandoah Valley, an oral history project. For summary information on this project see bibliographic record for: The New cultural pluralism in the Shenandoah Valley : An Oral history project [background paper] / Theresa Staropoli. For details of individual interviews, all conducted by Theresa Staropoli, see bibliographic records for the following: Oral history interview [sound recording] / Rev. Joseph S. Roberson. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Alex Flores. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Marlene Webb. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Willie Chavez. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Ana Sanchez and Efraim Sanchez-Garcia. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Tanya and Sasha Reut. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Thu Huynh. For summaries of interviews not put on tape and not transcribed, see bibliographic records for the following: Oral history interview / Marta F. de Meza. Oral history interview / Sam Ritchie. Oral history interview / Sheryl K. Wyse
Control code
36888052
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[2] leaves

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