Skyline College/North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library
Student project for LSCI 110 Digital Oral Research Project, Skyline College

 Aurora D. Ilano

Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2008 interview by Angeline Ilano
with Aurora D. Ilano, who is the backbone of my family.

 

 

 

Table of Contents:
1. Aurora Growing up
2. Aurora about Family

3. Aurora on work

4. Aurora looking at the future

5. Migration

6. Aurora on leaving the Philippines

7. Aurora on her children

8. Help

9. Life in the US

 

Segment 1
Aurora on Growing up
(11 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about where she was born and raised in the Philippines

 

Imus, Cavite

 

 

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Segment 2
Aurora about Family
(18 sceonds)

This is where my grandmother talks about her family.



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Segment 3
Aurora on Work (
23 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about what she did for work while growing up in the Philippines.

 

Doing their laundry at the creek

 

 

 

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Segment 4
Aurora on the future
(18 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about her plans for her future as a child.

 

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Segment 5
Migration


This is where my grandmother talks about migration from the Philippines

 

 

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Segment 6
Aurora on leaving the Philippines
(19 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about leaving the Philippines

 

 

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Segment 7
Aurora on her Children
(32 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about her children.

 

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Segment 8
Help
(12 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about how big of a help my Uncle was to her and the family during migration.

 

US Army

 

 

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Segment 9
Life in the US (18 seconds)

This is where my grandmother talks about her life in the U.S. compared to the Philippines

 

The Golden Gate Bridge

 

 

 

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Image sources:


Imus, Cavite Philippines picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0f/Ph_locator_cavite_imus.png

Laundry at the creek: http://z.about.com/d/goafrica/1/0/I/2/togolaundry.jpg

US Army: http://img393.imageshack.us/img393/2136/zcustomtm5.jpg

Golden Gate Bridge: http://www.indiewire.com/movies/TheBridge1.jpg

 

 

 

 

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last revised: 6-2-08
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
These materials may be used for educational purposes if you inform and credit the author and cite the source as: North San Mateo County Oral History Archives, Skyline College Library. All commercial rights are reserved. To contact the coordinator, or send comments or suggestions, email: Eric Brenner at brenner@smccd.net