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Filipino Community Oral History Project: Interview with Victorino Alojado Sr.
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Victorino Alojado Sr. was born in Zamboanga City, Philippines. Shortly before the Japanese invaded the Philippines Victorino married and started a family. They hid in the mountains during the Japanese occupation. He moved the family to Minnesota in 1976 to escape martial law in the Philippines. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up in Zamboanga; family; Sipa, a Filipino game; school; World War II; Victorino's wife and children; becoming an American citizen; the American dream.
Quantity 1.25 hours sound cassette
56 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:13:20 running time
Creation Interviewer: Malicsi, Lita
Narrator: Alojado, Victorino
Made in West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Filipinos
Made in West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 01/28/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 126
Accession Number AV2011.16.1
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Filipino Community Oral History Project'