Interview with Miriam Zada Morgan, April 23, 2021

Project: Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

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Miriam Morgan discusses her experience serving in the Peace Corps in Saipan, Micronesia. Morgan worked in education, and taught English as a Second Language courses there, lived with a local family and started learning Chamorro, the major language of the islands. In addition to teaching, she worked as a counselor, where she assisted students with college applications, family problems and other troubles with school. She also taught anthropology to University of Guam students who needed more credits to graduate. She also discusses visiting other islands when on vacation and traveled throughout Asia after she assignment ended. Upon returning to the US, Miriam was hired as a social worker. She says many of her fellow Peace Corps volunteers have remained in contact over the years and she has attended four group reunions.

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2021oh0425_pcrv0231

Interviewee Name

Miriam Zada Morgan

Interviewer Name

Katherine Tobie Weist

Interview Date

2021-04-23

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Morgan, Miriam Zada Interview by Katherine Tobie Weist. 23 Apr. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Morgan, M.Z. (2021, April 23). Interview by K. T. Weist. Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Morgan, Miriam Zada, interview by Katherine Tobie Weist. April 23, 2021, Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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