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    • Albert Wei oral history interview and transcript 

      Wei, Albert (2020-03-24)
      Born in Taipei Taiwan, Albert Wei grew up in California as the youngest of three siblings. As an undergrad, he started at Reed College and transferred to Rice University, where he founded what would evolve into Rice’s ...
    • Alexandra Nuyda oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Nuyda, Alexandra (2020-05-22)
      This special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Alexandra Nuyda, a Rice University student who’s a junior (rising senior) in Sociology and Anthropology, concentrated ...
    • Alice Wen oral history interview and transcript 

      Wen, Alice (2019-08-09)
      Alice Wen was born in Tainan, Taiwan in 1958. She studied in Taipei First Girls High School in New Taipei City, Taiwan. In college, she studied the sciences and had aspirations of becoming an astronaut. Received scholarship ...
    • Anhlan Nguyen oral history 

      Nguyen, Anhlan (2019-02-16)
      Anhlan lived through the Vietnam war as a young child, and later, after many attempts, escaped to Canada with her family, where she went on to obtain a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science from the University ...
    • Anhlan Nguyen oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Nguyen, Anhlan (2020-05-23)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Dr. Anhlan Nguyen, a veteran community member of Houston Asian American Archive, who was interviewed back in 2019, ...
    • Anne Sung oral history interview and transcript 

      Sung, Anne (2020-04-10)
      Anne Sung was born in Houston, Texas to immigrant parents from Hong Kong. She grew up loving learning and the sciences. At Bellaire High School, she was involved in swimming, Academic Decathlon, and Mu Alpha Theta. She ...
    • Anthony Pabillano oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Pabillano, Anthony (2020-06-19)
      Anthony Pabillano immigrated from the Philippines to the US during his teenage years, which was quite a turbulent memory for him and became one of the inspirations for his later artistic creativity. He pursued an undergraduate ...
    • Atul Kothari oral history interview and transcript 

      Kothari, Atul (2018-02-08)
      Mr. Atul Kothari left India for New York in 1974 and finally ended up in Houston in 1976 where he has lived ever since. He holds an MBA as well as a B. Tech. and MS in Chemical Engineering. He has owned his own public ...
    • Bao Ngoc Pham oral history interview and transcript 

      Pham, Bao Ngoc (2019-07-19)
      Mr. Bao Ngoc Pham was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1957. His father was in the South Vietnamese Air Force, and his mother was a homemaker. In 1975, shortly before the Fall of Saigon, Mr. Pham and his family evacuated Vietnam, ...
    • Bao-Long Chu oral history interview and transcript 

      Chu, Bao-Long (2018-04-20)
      Bao-Long Chu was born in 1967 in Saigon, Vietnam. He, his parents, and his siblings left Vietnam just prior to the Fall of Saigon in April 1975. His family briefly lived in Miami before settling in Galveston in 1976. Since ...
    • Bui Dang Khoa video oral history 

      Bui Dang Khoa (2011-03-05)
    • Bui Dang Trinh video oral history interview and transcript 

      Bui Dang Trinh (2011-03-01)
      Bùi Đặng Trinh was born on August 15, 1934 at Lang (Village) Khao Xa in Northern Vietnam, an area with very strong anti-Communist sentiments. Trinh is the oldest out of 9 children in his family; he has 2 younger brothers ...
    • Cathy Phan oral history interview and transcript 

      Phan, Cathy (2017-06-21)
      Cathy Phan grew up in Houston in the 1990’s, with parents who immigrated from Vietnam. She attended college at the University of Texas, where she obtained a degree in human biology with a concentration of human impact on ...
    • Cecil Fong oral history interview and transcript 

      Fong, Cecil (2019-06-08)
      Cecil Fong was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1952. He and his younger brother grew up in Saigon until after the Tet Offensive in 1968, when Cecil joined some of his relatives in Houston. He attended Lamar High School for two ...
    • Cecil Fong oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Fong, Cecil (2020-06-26)
      The Houston Asian American Archive previously interviewed Mr. Cecil Fong in March 2018 for his life stories and experiences. He has been invited back for the COVID-19 Special Collection interview regarding his experiences ...
    • Celia Au oral history interview and transcript 

      Au, Celia (2020-04-28)
      Celia Au was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to the US when she was 3 ½ years old. She grew up in Brooklyn, New York. She explored multiple fields at the beginning of her career including business, law, graphic design and ...
    • Charles Yoshiyama oral history 

      Yoshiyama, Charles (2019-08-19)
      Charles-Louis Yoshiyama is a principal ballet dancer at Houston Ballet. Born August 29, 1989, in Hamamatsu the state Shizuoka, Yoshiyama has been dancing since he was about 5 years old. He grew up with his mother and his ...
    • Cheng-Ti Judy Dai oral history 

      Dai, Cheng-Ti Judy (2019-04-14)
      Cheng-Ti Judy Dai was born in Tainan, Taiwan in 1954 after her parents moved there from Mainland China. Her father found a job in the United States and moved their family to America in pursuit of better education for Dai ...
    • Chi-mei Lin oral history interview and transcript 

      Lin, Chi-mei (2018-07-06)
      Chi-mei Lin was born in Xindian, Taiwan and grew up in a military family with her three brothers. She attended First Taipei Girls High School and then studied English and education at National Taiwan University. To broaden ...