Filipino Community Oral History Project: Interview with Belen Andrada
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Belen Andrada was born in Butuan, in the southern Philippines. After World War II Belen finished college with a bachelor's degree in math from Santo Tomas in Manila. She came to the U.S. as a master's degree student at the University of Chicago. After marrying she moved to Minnesota and worked in area high schools. She continues to be active in the Filipino community. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Parents; growing up; World War II; Japanese occupation of the Philippines; college; immigrating; Filipino community in the 1950s in Minnesota; Filipino since the 1950’s in Minnesota; family; discrimination against Filipinos; community involvement. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Belen Andrada was also interviewed by Susan March in 1978 for an MHS Asians in Minnesota Oral History Project.
Quantity 1.25 hours sound cassette
48 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:09:05 running time
Creation Interviewer: Malicsi, Lita
Interviewee: Andrada, Belen S.
Made in Richfield, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Filipino Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Richfield, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/01/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 126
Accession Number AV2011.16.2
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Filipino Community Oral History Project'

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