24 Video recordings (MP4 Video (.MP4), born digital)
1 sound recording (MP3 Sound Recording)
2016 March 26
Scope and Contents:
Silvia Falconi, from Mendoza, Argentina, talked about her family and where they lived; her arrival in the United States and first impressions of the U.S.; and her early aspirations. She described living in New York - the challenges, the things she loved, and her memories; her arrival in North Carolina and first impressions of living in the South, particularly Charlotte; the type of communities she lived in while in NY and NC; how she identified herself in NY and NC; building social and professional networks; and opportunities in Charlotte versus NY. Falconi talked about living through two large cultural shifts in the U.S.; her work with the Latin American Coalition and Latin American Chamber of Commerce; and the growth of the Latino Community as a result of her work. She also talked about food and cultural identity; her passion - immigration; and how she talks to her children about social justice issues and community-based issues. Falconi also explained what makes her happy, proud; lessons she learned; and what she does for fun. Clips of this interview were included in the 'Professional Pursuits' and 'Undocumented and Unafraid' sections of the exhibition.
Interview. Related to exhibition 'Gateways/Portales.' The MP4 video files are grouped with related SMI files, PPN files, XML documents, and BIM files. Dated 20160326.
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