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Xenophobia -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Paloma Saucedo interviewed by Olivia Comer, 2021 March 16

Identifier: SdArch 45. Series 2. File SdArch45-5
Scope and Contents Records an interview with Paloma Saucedo, who emigrated to Greenville, Virginia from Saltillo, Mexico, with her then-husband at the age of twenty. Describes childhood, cultural traditions and protocols, and ancestors. Topics discussed include cultural adaptation, collectivist and individualist cultures, and xenophobia. Saucedo recounts the decision to emigrate to the United States and the experience of acclimating to rural Virginia. Discusses the birth of her daughter, the September 11...
Dates: 2021 March 16

Zee Alkhater interviewed by Corinne Martin, 2020 March 2

Identifier: SdArch 45. Series 1. File SdArch45-6
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Zee Alkhater, an immigrant from Iraq who fled to Syria, emigrating nine years later, on July 29, 2012, from Syria to Modesto, California. Alkhater relocated to Woodbridge, Virginia, and eventually settled with her two children in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Discusses her experience living in Harrisonburg, xenophobia, Bachelor’s degree, and foreign education evaluation in the United States. Describes support for immigrants in Harrisonburg, resilience, culture,...
Dates: 2020 March 2