Project of the Skyline
College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline
Student project for LSCI 110 – Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College
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segments from an
with Rosa Zepeda, who was born in
Rosa Zepeda at her high school graduation
Childhood in Mexico (130 KB)
All of Rosa’s childhood memories are from
Not understanding the Language (380 KB)
When Rosa first started school in the United States she didn’t understand anything, because she didn’t understand the language.
After High School (300 KB)
After she finished high school Rosa went to
Rosa’s Mama Chavelita
House in Mexico (228 KB)
When Rosa retires her husband and herself plan to build a house in
Rosa’s Tia Carmen, Mama Chavelita, & Grandfather
The Bracero Program
Rosa’s father Antonio Palafox came to the
Her Culture (156 KB)
Rosa is very proud of her culture and that is something that she will never forget. Although the
How Rosa met her husband (215 KB)
Rosa met her husband Salvador Zepeda by singing at church.
What she likes to do in her spare time (344 KB)
Rosa enjoys to read whenever she has time too.
Rosa with her daughter Angela
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last revised: 5-26-05
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