Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 018 Adela Rosales interviewed by Soledad PalaciosAthens Oral History Project, AOHP 018 Adela Rosales interviewed by Soledad Palacios

Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 018 Adela Rosales interviewed by Soledad Palacios

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 018 Adela Rosales interviewed by Soledad Palacios
Creator: Palacios, Soledad
Creator: Rosales, Adela
Dates: 2016 May 12
Extent: 1.0 interview
Collection Number: RBRL/361/AOHP
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: Adela Rosales was born in Mexico and moved to Athens, Georgia in 2000 with her husband. She talks about the move, raising her children, and finding access to resources and support through community organizations like the Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES). She enrolled in classes to finish her GED and learn English.
Abstract: Adela Rosales se nació en México y se mudó a Athens, Georgia en 2000 con su esposo. Ella habla sobre el cambio, criando sus hijos, e encontrando acceso a recursos y apoyo a través de organizaciones comunitarios como Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES). Ella se matriculó en clases para sacar su GED y aprender inglés.

Collection Description

Biographical note

Adela Rosales was born in Mexico and moved with her husband to Athens, Georgia in 2000. She has a family of four children, and has worked with the Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES).

Scope and Content

Adela Rosales talks about her moving to Athens, Georgia with her husband, working the night shift, and the difficulty of raising children without familial support. She highlights the access to resources and support through community organizations like the Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES), where she enrolled in GED classes and English classes. Rosales also talks about wanting to learn English, wanting her children to learn Spanish, and she reflects on her ambition to become a math teacher.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Custodial History note

The Athens Oral History Project was initiated in 2014 to document modern Athens history, roughly from the mid-twentieth century to the present. Interviews cover topics such as neighborhoods and communities in Athens, civil rights demonstrations, African American history, as well as personal histories of narrators.

Preferred citation

Athens Oral History Project, AOHP 018, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2016.


Related Materials

Access Points

Audiovisual.
Hispanic Americans
Oral histories.

Related Collections in this Repository

Athens Oral History Project


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

AOHP 018 Adela Rosales sound recording, 2016 May 12 (Extent: 32.0 minutes ) Access Online