The Resource Oral history interview [transcript], Mrs. Marta F. de Meza ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli

Oral history interview [transcript], Mrs. Marta F. de Meza ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli

Label
Oral history interview [transcript]
Title
Oral history interview [transcript]
Statement of responsibility
Mrs. Marta F. de Meza ; interviewed by Theresa Staropoli
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the viewpoints of Mrs. Marta F. de Meza, Coordinator of Spanish Ministry, Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Harrisonburg, Va. Explains purpose of the ministry: to provide religious and social support services for the Spanish speaking community which consists of a sizable Hispanic population, mostly from Mexico. Mentions assimilation and changes in lifestyle that occur in families as they try to adjust to American society. Explains economic reasons for leaving their country; separation of families, and changes in travel/settlement patterns over the years (crossing the border). Mentions discrimination; level of acceptance by local population and comparison of this acceptance to other immigrant groups such as the Russians
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Interview setting: 154 N. Main Street, Harrisonburg, Va., Jan. 25, 1993
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 8-9.
Label
Oral history interview [transcript], Mrs. Marta F. de Meza ; 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 / Laura Draim. Oral history interview / Sam Ritchie. Oral history interview / Sheryl K. Wyse
Control code
36885958
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
[2] leaves

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