Enedelia Schofield Hernandez oral history recording Part 1


Enedelia Schofield Hernandez oral history recording Part 1


An audio recording of an oral history of Enedelia Schofield recorded in March, 2013, about her life in Forest Grove, Oregon. She starts with describing her memories of the first four years of her life in Texas and the reasons for moving to Oregon. Staying in migrant camps, Enedelia learned at a young age how to work hard for her education and what she wanted. This interview outlines Enedelia’s life through a private Catholic elementary school, a public junior high school, through high school, and into college at Pacific University. Enedelia faced many hardships throughout her education such as experiencing discrimination for the color of her skin, a teacher changing her name, being questioned for academic achievements, accused for cheating, and speaking English at school and Spanish at home. Her determination to go to college got her into Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, where she was able to study her own Spanish culture as well as education. Enedelia has a passion for experiences and how that shapes how people interact with others and learn a second language. There is an attached biography and abstract to the recording.


1 sound cassette (1 hr.)






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O'Rourke, Michael