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    • Kenneth Li oral history 

      Li, Kenneth (2019-07-11)
      Kenneth Li was born in 1957 in Taipei, Taiwan where he grew up before moving to Hong Kong at the age of 14. After completing his high school in Hong Kong, he arrived to Houston in 1981 to study at Houston Baptist University. ...
    • Kenneth Li oral history interview and transcript 

      Li, Kenneth (2019-08-01)
      Kenneth Li was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1975. Until the age of 14, he moved to Hong Kong with his uncle and later moved with his uncle to Houston in 1981. In Houston, his uncle opened a supermarket on Bellaire Boulevard, ...
    • Kenneth Li oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Li, Kenneth (2020-05-27)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to COVID-19 that started in February 2020. Kenneth Li was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1957. At the age of 14, he moved to Hong Kong with his uncle and later moved ...
    • Kevin Nguyen oral history interview and transcript 

      Nguyen, Kevin (2020-05-11)
      Kevin Nguyen was born in Clearlake, Texas in 1985, to Vietnamese parents who immigrated to the US during the Vietnam War. He went to elementary school in Katy, but then moved to New Jersey with his parents, and eventually ...
    • Kiran Verma oral history interview and transcript 

      Verma, Kiran (2019-07-29)
      Chef Kiran Verma was born on September 11, 1954 in Jharsuguda, India and grew up in Delhi with her parents and older siblings. Her father worked in civil aviation, and her mother was a professor of Hindi. Verma attended ...
    • Koon Hong Gor Lee oral history interview and transcript 

      Lee, Koon Hong Gor (2017-12-02)
    • Kwen Chu oral history interview and transcript 

      Chu, Kwen (2019-11-22)
      Kwen-Hua Fei Chu was born on September 6, 1923 in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province. At age ten, she was adopted by her paternal aunt to perform house chores. During the Second Sino-Japanese War, she fled with her adoptive family ...
    • Lawrence Chan oral history 

      Chan, Lawrence (2019-02-11)
      Dr. Lawrence Chan was born in Hong Kong in 1942, a month within the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. The youngest of six children, Dr. Chan excelled in his studies and studied medicine at the University of Hong Kong. He ...
    • Le Phu Nhuan oral history interview and transcript 

      Nhuan, Le Phu (2019-06-28)
      Mr. Le Phu Nhuan, born in Saigon, led a harsh early life which involved a lot of running and hiding from the war fires throughout the two back-to-back war periods in Vietnam: the French colonial operation and the Vietnam ...
    • Le Thuy Bich interview and transcript 

      Le,Thuy Bich (2012-03-07)
      Thuy Bich Le was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1971. Her family first immigrated to the United States in 1976 when she was 5. After living in Knoxville, TN with their American sponsor family, Thuy’s family moved to Houston. ...
    • Leann Liu oral history interview reflecting on Covid-19 pandemic 

      Liu, Leann (2020-07-07)
      The special oral history collection is created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Leann Liu is Deputy Manager of Surveillance and Epidemiology at Harris County Public Health Department. Recognized in the Houston ...
    • Leroy Chiao oral history interview and transcript 

      Chiao, Leroy (2019-06-18)
      Leroy Chiao was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1960. He spent most of his childhood in Danville, California with his two sisters and his parents. He was eight years old when he decided he wanted to be an astronaut after ...
    • Lewis Woo Yee oral history interview recording and transcript 

      Yee, Lewis Woo (2010)
      Lewis Yee, interviewed by Yuanzhuo Wang and Juean Chen, June 15, 2010, in Houston, Texas.
    • Lily Chen Foster oral history interview and transcript 

      Foster, Lily Chen (2018-11-13)
      Lily Chen Foster, born in mid 1960s, whose original name is Chen Ye 陳燁, is a well known actress in 1970s and 1980s China. Born in a turbulent time, she was sent to work as labor during the Cultural Revolution as soon as ...
    • Linda Wu and Jane Gee oral history 

      Wu, Linda; Gee, Jane (2012-10-10)
      The mother-daughter pair, Jane Gee and Linda Wu have lived in Houston since the early 20th century, and their family has run various grocery stores and restaurants since then. Jane Gee and her husband have also been involved ...
    • 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. ...
    • Lourdes Lee Kong oral history interview and transcript 

      Kong, Lourdes Lee (2014-04-11)
      Lourdes Lee Kong was born in 1953 in Zamboanga City, Philippines to Chinese-born immigrants. Her father, who passed away when Lourdes was two years old, originated from Eng Tsun, China, while her mother was from Tante, ...