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  • Violeta Panis oral history interview and transcript 

    Panis, Violeta (2014-04-04)
    Violeta Sison Panis was born in Agoo, La Union, Philippines. She lived there for her entire childhood, staying at her grandmother's house as the oldest child. She had five other siblings. As a young adult she decided to ...
  • Stephen Chao oral history interview and transcript 

    Chao, Stephen (2014-03-30)
    Stephen Chao was born and raised in Clear Lake, a suburb of Houston, Texas, in 1979. His family moved to Clear Lake due to his father’s employment at NASA, and he grew up socializing with other Chinese-American families ...
  • Jihuang Ji oral history interview and transcript 

    Ji, Jihuang (2014-03-29)
    Jihuang Ji was born in China’s Jiangsu province. During the Cultural Revolution, her schooling was disrupted and she was sent to the countryside. However, when Deng Xiaoping regained power, she was able to obtain a ...
  • Jack Joe oral history interview and transcript 

    Joe, Jack (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 (2014-03-24)
  • Yang Qin oral history interview and transcript 

    Qin, Yang (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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, ...