Oral History Session #1
Date:June 12, 2019
Transcript Production Team:
Alicea, Jenesys. Oral History Interview, June 12, 2019, by Leo Valdes, Page #, Rutgers Oral History Archives. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).
Jenesys Alicea was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1981. Her maternal grandparents were born in Puerto Rico and migrated to the mainland U.S. early in their lives. Jenesys grew up in North Newark and then Belleville. Her father worked in factories and in shipping and handling, and her mother eventually worked for Essex County.
This oral history interview was conducted as a part of the Latino New Jersey History Project, directed by Dr. Lilia Fernandez.