Jan 26, 2013
Traveling from Hong Kong to New York for college was quite a culture shock for Cleo Leigh. Listen to her story as she shares how she came to Oregon and other challenges as an immigrant. Cleo met with Sunset high students in May of 2012 to tell her story.
My name is Cleo Leigh and I am at Sunset High School...
Oct 3, 2012
Susanna Breiling spoke with some Sunset High School students in May of 2012 about her experiences growing up in Argentina and Sweden in the 70s before settling down in Oregon as an adult. Her interview is a part of our ongoing Oral History Project.
Sep 28, 2012
Jo McCutcheon shares her observations about America from her perspective as an immigrant from England with Sunset High School Seniors from May 2012. Jo moved to the US in the early 80s at the age of 26 after falling in love with a US citizen. This is part of the Library's ongoing discussion series with...
Sep 22, 2012
Local immigrant Charity Spires spoke with Sunset High seniors in May 2012 as a part of the library's Oral History project. Charity was born and raised in Palau before moving to Oregon for college. She shares what some of the differences between the two countries are and what she likes about Palau and Oregon.
Aug 10, 2012
Henry Wang was born in China and moved to Taiwan when he was young. As a young adult, he moved to the US and earned an engineering degree. In this recording, Henry shares his story with local Sunset High students about the differences Henry has experienced as an immigrant. This recording kicks off our 2012 series of...