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Filipino Community Oral History Project: Interview with Adelbert Batica
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Adelbert Batica was born in Manila, Philippines. He was imprisoned by Ferdinand Marcos for his opposition to martial law in the Philippines. After being released Batica and his wife left the Philippines for the U.S. He lives in Minnesota with his family working for the Department of Transportation and acting as a leader in the Filipino community. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family; childhood; poverty in the Philippines; college; martial law under Ferdinand Marcos; being a political prisoner; marriage; immigrating; traveling to Peru; the Filipino-American community; People Power Revolution; politics; personal heroes; activism.
Quantity 1.25 hours sound cassette
53 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:20:31 running time
Creation Interviewer: Malicsi, Lita
Narrator: Batica, Adelbert
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Filipinos
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 01/26/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 126
Accession Number AV2011.16.3
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Filipino Community Oral History Project'