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Oral History Interviews, 2022

Identifier: SdArch 45. Series 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection documents the experience of immigrants residing in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The collection comprises sound recordings and transcripts from twelve oral history interviews conducted in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Completed by James Madison University students in Dr. Allison Fagan’s class, ENG 360: Immigrant Narratives, the oral histories include topics related to the immigrant experience in Harrisonburg, Virginia, such as resettlement, cultural adaptation, xenophobia, and identity. Materials include 36 digital files comprised of audio recordings (.wav and .mp3), and corresponding transcripts (.pdf).

This collection does not include episodes from the “Harrisonburg 360: Real People. Real stories. One Community” podcast series.


  • Creation: 2022

Access Restrictions

Collection open to research. Agreements with the interviewees govern access to Oral Histories. Interviewees have chosen pseudonyms in two of the interviews. Due to the disclosure of sensitive information, the repository has restricted one of the nine interviews.


From the Collection: 3.89 Gigabytes (36 digital files )

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

820 Madison Drive
MSC 1706
Harrisonburg Virginia 22807
(540) 568-3612