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    • 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 ...
    • Bapsi Sidhwa oral history interview and transcript 

      Sidwa, Bapsi (2013-06-28)
      Bapsi 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 ...
    • Benjamin Ongoco oral history interview and transcript 

      Ongoco, Benjamin (2012-07-09)
    • Bobby Joe Moon oral history interview and transcript 

      Moon, Bobby Joe (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 ...
    • Brandon Harris oral history interview and transcript 

      Harris, Brandon Tho (2020-06-02)
      Brandon Tho Harris is an interdisciplinary artist based in Houston who is inspired by his background as a Vietnamese American in his use of photography, video, performance and installation. Born and raised in Houston, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chao Chiung Lee oral history interview and transcript 

      Lee, Chao Chiung (2013-05-28)
      Chao Chiung Lee, more often referred to as C. C. Lee, was born in Hainan, China in 1949. He and his parents fled from Hainan Island in February, 1950 as the People’s Liberation Army approached, to Taiwan, where he was ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chienli Wu oral history interview and transcript 

      Wu, Chienli (2019-12-09)
      Mrs. Cheinli Wu was born in Taiwan in 1955 and lived there as a child and attended the National Taiwan University. She studied math but had a passion for design. She moved to the United States with her husband in 1979 and ...
    • Ching-Hwa Kiang oral history interview and transcript 

      Kiang, Ching-Hwa (2019-02-08)
      Dr. Ching-Hwa Kiang was born in Taipei, Taiwan and grew up celebrating Chinese traditions and eating food from various regional influences in China and Taiwan. She was active in her school band playing the cornet at Taiwan’s ...
    • Chitra Divakaruni oral history interview and transcript 

      Divakaruni, Chitra (2019-06-24)
      Dr. Chitra Divakaruni was born in Kolkata, India on July 29, 1956. At age nineteen, shemoved from India to the United States to pursue her master’s degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and she completed her ...