Andrew Parodi and Karen Olivo - Oral History Interview

Title
Andrew Parodi and Karen Olivo - Oral History Interview
Interviewee
Parodi, Andrew Olivo, Karen
Interviewer
Fernández, Natalia
Description
Karen Olivo and Andrew Parodi begin by chronicling Karen’s early life and her time spent living in Alaska. They continue by discussing how Karen met Arthur Olivo, her future husband, while attending De Anza Community College; Arthur’s work at Center for Employment Training in central California; and how Arthur and Karen began their relationship. The bulk of the interview begins when they explain Arthur’s decision to move to Oregon. During this part of the interview they detail their time working and living at Colegio César Chávez in Mount Angel, Oregon. They discuss the physical grounds of the college; the people they interacted with while they were there; events at the college; ethnic discrimination they endured; and the politics behind the closing of the college. Throughout the interview the two discuss aspects of Mexican culture and the family structure of the culture. They conclude by explaining the end of Arthur’s life and how having him in their life impacted them. Audio File via MediaSpace: http://media.oregonstate.edu/media/Andrew+Parodi+and+Karen+Olivo+Oral+History+Interview/0_k61jja2v
Date
2012-07-23
Rights
Rights Reserved - Free Access
Rights Holder
Oregon Multicultural Archives, OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Local Collection Name
Oregon Multicultural Archives Oral History Collection (OH 18)
Format
application/pdf
Set
Oregon Multicultural Archives OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Institution
Oregon State University
Created
2013-04-06
Modified
2013-04-06