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  • Jack Joe oral history interview and transcript 

    Joe, Jack (Rice University, 2014-03-25)
    Jack Joe was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1942. His father had immigrated by means of the “paper son” method and his mother, as a mail order bride. He grew up in a nearby town called Rolling Fork, Mississippi. Along ...
  • Stephen Bryan Wong oral history interview and transcript 

    Wong, Stephen Bryan (Rice University, 2014-03-24)
  • Yang Qin oral history interview and transcript 

    Qin, Yang (Rice University, 2014-03-22)
    Yang Qin was born in Shanghai, China in 1955. When he was only 18, he, along with 20 million other youths, was sent to the countryside as part of the Cultural Revolution in China. This was done in order to “reeducate” them ...
  • Prospera Laron Panes oral history interview and transcript 

    Panes, Prospera Laron (Rice University, 2014-03-18)
    Prospera Panes was born in Baguio City, Philippines in 1951. She completed her education through university in the Philippines, and then worked as a military nurse there as well. In 1985 she immigrated to the United States ...
  • Lucita Villamiel oral history interview and transcript 

    Villamiel, Lucita (Rice University, 2014-03-13)
    Lucita Villamiel was born in Janiuay, Iloilo, Philippines in 1941. She was one of seven children born to two teachers out in the poor countryside. After earning her nursing diploma in 1962, she moved to Nashville, TN in ...
  • Nargesh Sethna oral history interview and transcript 

    Sethna, Nargesh (Rice University, 2013-07-14)
    Nargesh Sethna was born in Bombay, India in 1928. She came to the U.S. and Houston for the first time in 1971 with her husband and son. Before arriving to the U.S., she lived in Karachi, Pakistan for 11 years where she ...
  • Selina Ahmed oral history interview and transcript 

    Ahmed, Selina (Rice University, 2013-07-11)
    Dr. Selina Ahmed was born in Bangladesh on December 4th, 1945. Not long after obtaining her Master’s degree from Dhaka University, Dr. Ahmed moved to the United States in 1971 in order to obtain her PhD at Texas Women’s ...
  • Kalyani Giri oral history interview and transcript 

    Giri, Kalyani (Rice University, 2013-07-10)
    Kalyani Giri was born as the oldest of four siblings in 1961 to an Indian South African family during South Africa’s apartheid years, later influencing her dedication to promoting tolerance and understanding for future ...
  • Aban Rustomji oral history interview and transcript 

    Rustomji, Aban (Rice University, 2013-07-09)
    Aban Rustomji was born in Surat, India in 1943 but raised in Pakistan. She was raised in a Parsi community. Growing up an only child, she lost her mom at a young age and was very close to her dad as a result. After attaining ...
  • Bapsy Sidhwa oral history interview and transcript 

    Sidwa, Bapsy (Rice University, 2013-06-28)
    Bapsy Sidhwa is an internationally acclaimed author residing in Houston, Texas. She was born in Lahore, Pakistan, in the pre-partition area, and has many vivid memories of the troubled period before, during, and after the ...
  • Eugene Wu oral history interview and transcript 

    Wu, Eugene (Rice University, 2013-06-26)
    Eugene Wu was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province in China in 1 978. Five years later, he moved to Odessa, Texas along with his mother and father. Not long afterward, the Wu family moved to Houston, where Mr. Wu attended ...
  • Sonal Bhuchar oral history interview and transcript 

    Bhuchar, Sonal (Rice University, 2013-06-26)
    Sonal Bhuchar was born in Mumbai, India in 1960. She came to the U.S. and Houston for the first time in 1984 with her husband who was perusing his medical career in pediatrics and family medicine. She was also in healthcare ...
  • Gordon Quan oral history interview and transcript 

    Quan, Gordon (Rice University, 2013-06-25)
    Gordon Quan was born in Guangzhou, China in 1948. He moved to San Antonio, Texas at the age of three and grew up entirely in the United States. Eldest of five siblings, Gordon grew up in a Baptist household. His father ...
  • Sesh Bala oral history interview and transcript 

    Bala, Sesh (Rice University, 2013-06-25)
    Sesh Bala was born in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India and moved to the United States in 1966 to pursue his Master’s degree in Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley. He moved to Houston in 1971 as he ...
  • Linda Wu oral history interview and transcript 

    Wu, Linda (Rice University, 2013-06-12)
    Linda Wu was born in 1947 to Albert and Jane Gee as Linda Gale Gee in Bellaire, Texas. She has a sister named Janita, who is four years older. Her father was the owner of the famous Poly-Asian restaurant in Houston, Texas. ...
  • Tommy Ligh oral history interview and transcript 

    Ligh, Tommy (Rice University, 2013-06-12)
    Tommy Ligh was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province in China in 1927. Mr. Ligh moved to the United States with his father in 1937, settling into the town of Richmond, Virginia. Some years later, Mr. Ligh entered the ...
  • Farzana Jalali oral history interview and transcript 

    Jalali, Farzana (Rice University, 2013-06-11)
    Farzana Jalali was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1951. She grew up in Karachi and lived there until 1975, when she moved to Saudi Arabia. In 1979, she moved to Miami, Florida, and in 1983, she moved to a suburb near Houston, ...
  • Bobby Joe Moon oral history interview and transcript 

    Moon, Bobby Joe (Rice University, 2013-06-11)
    Bobby Joe Moon was born in Cleveland, Mississippi, June 15th, 1944, and lived most of his life in the South. Both of his parents originally come from Kaiping county of Guangdong, China. He studied at Mississippi State ...
  • Sehba Sarwar oral history interview and transcript 

    Sarwar, Sehba (Rice University, 2013-05-30)
    Sehba Sarwar was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1964. She came to the U.S. to pursue her undergraduate degree in English at Mount Holyoke College in 1983 and later pursued a graduate degree from The University of Texas at ...
  • Yani Rose Keo oral history interview and transcript 

    Keo, Yani Rose (Rice University, 2013-05-30)
    Yani Rose Keo was born in Phenom Penh, Cambodia on April 10, 1939. With her husband, Mr. Saroth Keo, the couple raised four children. However, in April 1975, when the Khmer Rouge continued their expansion across the country, ...