Violeta Panis oral history interview and transcript

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Title

Violeta Panis oral history interview and transcript

Subject

cultural adaptation

Description

Violeta Panis was born in Agoo, La Union, Philippines. The oldest of six siblings, she lived with her grandmother from age nine through high school. She completed her nursing training in the Philippines and worked for a short time at the Chinese General Hospital in Manila before immigrating to the US at age 24. She came to the US through an agency that placed Filipino nurses in US hospitals and was placed in Methodist Hospital. The rest of her siblings and her parents eventually moved to Canada. After working in several different units at Methodist for over 40 years, she retired. During those 40 years, she married her husband, Rolando Panis (also interviewed for this archive), and raised five children, including Christy Poisot (also interviewed for this archive). She now actively participates in church, gardens, andhelps take care of her grandchildren.

Creator

Panis, Violeta

Format

Sound
Text

Language

eng

Date of Interview

2016-07-27

Interview by

Johnson, Chris
Wong, Patricia

Genre

oral histories (document genres)

Rights and Access

The copyright holder for this material has granted Rice University permission to share this material online.
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Preferred citation for this interview

Panis, Violeta, interview by Johnson, Chris and Wong, Patricia. July 27, 2016. Houston Asian American Archives oral history interviews, MS 573, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/92507.

Files

Citation

Panis, Violeta, “Violeta Panis oral history interview and transcript,” Houston Asian American Archive (HAAA) oral histories, accessed May 22, 2018, http://haaa.rice.edu/items/show/147.
wrc07334.mp3
wrc07334ohms.ohms
wrc07334-transcript-rev.pdf