Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories, 2007

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title:
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories
Collection No.:
SdArch 30
Date:
2007
Extent:
13 cds, .01 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories, 2007, is comprised of sound recordings of interviews of parishioners of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia, regarding experiences of immigrating to the Central Shenandoah Valley. The interviews were conducted by James Madison University students in Dr. Laura Zarrugh's course, SOC395: Immigrants in American Society.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [box #, folder #] Blessed Sacrament Immigrant Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories, 2007, SdArch 30, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.

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Bio/Historical Note

In the spring of 2007, the students in Dr. Laura Zarrugh's course, SOC395: Immigrants in American Society at James Madison University, conducted twenty-two interviews with parishioners at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in downtown Harrisonburg, VA. The recordings were made available to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church for use in conjunction with the church's centennial anniversary celebration. The majority of the interviews were conducted at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, but several interviews were conducted in the office of William (Chris) Blake at James Madison University, and one interview (Gisel and Nicolas Vazquez) was conducted in the interviewees' home.

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Scope and Content

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories, 2007, is comprised of sound recordings of interviews of parishioners of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Student interviewers asked the interviewees to talk about their own and their family's experiences as immigrants to the Central Shenandoah Valley. The interviews were conducted by James Madison University students in Dr. Laura Zarrugh's course, SOC395: Immigrants in American Society.

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Arrangement

Interviews are listed alphabetically by interviewee last name.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Access to the Oral Histories is governed by agreements with the interviewees. Pseudonyms were used at the request of the interviewees.

Use Restrictions

Copyright interests have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Dr. Laura Zarrugh on June 6, 2007.

Processing Information

The collection is comprised of 22 audio recordings, 20 of which are on cassettes, and 2 on microcassettes. The original media was not found at the time of processing. The cassettes were transferred to CDs by JMU's Libraries and Education Technologies Media Resources in August 2007; recorded on MAMA-R 100 MB gold cd using Tascam cc-222mkll; mp3's created using iTunesv7. Mp3s and wav file were uploaded to the M:Drive in September and October of 2007.

The quality of the sound recordings vary; Interview 30-4 with Irma Campbell and Interview 30-21 with Hoang Truong are barely audible. udio recordings of Interview 30-8 with Alfonso Guerrero, Interview 30-15 with Alejandro Olguin, and Interview 30-20 with Karime Leon Sanchez were not present at the time of processing, and are not available.

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Personal Name

  • Zarrugh

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Collection Inventory

Title/Description Instances
Leogario Alonso, interviewed by Christine Geradi, March 18, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-001
Use copy CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Yolanda Blake, interviewed by Sarah Midkiff and Lynsey Steele, March 18, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-001
Use copy CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Alicia, Nataly, and Osiel Bravo, interviewed by Aaron Rossi, March 25, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-002
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Irma Campbell, interviewed by Ryan Tamborini, April 1, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, April 1, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-002
Use copy CD-R, April 1, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Anonymous male, interviewed by Aaron Rossi, March 25, 2007

Full access with pseudonym

Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007

Restricted

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-003
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007

Restricted

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Fernando Cortes Cortes, interviewed by Lynn Brosmer, March 21, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 21, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-003
Use copy CD-R, March 21, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Anonymous male, interviewed by Courtney Robinson, March 25, 2007

Full access with pseudonym

Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007

Restricted

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-003
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007

Restricted

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Alfonso Guerrero, interviewed by Ryan Tamborini, March 25, 2007
Gabriela Guerrero, interviewed by Ryan Tamborini, March 21, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 21, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-004
Use copy CD-R, March 21, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Anonymous Male, interviewed by Rachel Repko, March 25, 2007

Full access with pseudonym

Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007

Restricted

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-003
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007

Restricted

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-012
Luz Maria Giron, interviewed by Brooke Boyer, March 18, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-005
Use copy CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Anonymous Female, interviewed by Christine Kahlke, March 21, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 21, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-006
Use copy CD-R, March 21, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Enrique Vez Lopez, interviewed by Emily Poly, March 14, 2007

Restricted; No documentation

Preservation master CD-R, March 14, 2007

Restricted; No documentation

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-007
Use copy CD-R, March 14, 2007

Restricted; No documentation

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Hermila and Manuel Mendoza, interviewed by Allison Brooks, March 18, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-008
Use copy CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Alejandro Olguin, interviewed by Brooke Boyer, March 18, 2007

Restricted; No deed of gift.

Graciela Pinedo, interviewed by Lynn Brosmer, March 18, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-008
Use copy CD-R, March 18, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Salvador Romero Jr., interviewed by Susan Washburn, March 25, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-011
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-009
Ana M. Sanchez, interviewed by Christine Gerardi, March 25, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-009
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Efrain G. Sanchez, interviewed by Christine Khalke, March 25, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-010
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Karime Leon Sanchez, interviewed by Courtney Robinson, March 14, 2007
Hoang Truong, interviewed by Allison Brooks, March 25, 2007
Preservation master CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-003
Use copy CD-R, March 25, 2007 Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013
Gisel and Nicolas Vazquez, interviewed by Sarah Midkff and Sarah Steele, March 31, 2007

Access restricted; No consent form.

Preservation master CD-R, March 31, 2007

Restricted.

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-003
Use copy CD-R, March 31, 2007

Restricted.

Media Cabinet 1 CD-R SA030-OP-013