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    • Sherry Tseng Hill oral history interview and transcript 

      Hill, Sherry Tseng (2020-04-03)
      Sherry Tseng Hill was born in Taiwan. She moved to Houston with her family at the end of 1970. Six years later, she entered Rice University to pursue her studies. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art and Architecture, ...
    • Robin Wong oral history interview and transcript 

      Wong, Robin (2020-03-20)
      Robin Wong is one of the three ‘Blood Brothers’ of the famous Blood Bros. BBQ, located at 5425 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire. The restaurant was established in 2013, and opens from Tuesday to Sunday only, from 11am until when ...
    • Terry Wong oral history interview and transcript 

      Wong, Terry (2020-03-07)
      Terry Wong is one of the three ‘Blood Brothers’ of the Houston famous Blood Bros. BBQ, located at 5425 Bellaire Blvd. The restaurant was established in 2013, and opens from Thursdays to Sundays only, from 11am until when ...
    • Dy Tien Nguyen oral history interview and transcript 

      Nguyen, Dy Tien (2020-02-29)
      Dy Tien Nguyen was born in Hai Duong, Vietnam and is the oldest of ten siblings. His family moved from village to village in the midst of The First Indochina War and later migrated to South Vietnam when the country divided ...
    • Tammy Nguyen oral history interview and transcript 

      Nguyen, Tammy (2020-02-21)
      Tammy Nguyen was born in Haiphong, Vietnam. Traveling through China and Hong Kong, she and her family eventually moved to Houston, Texas in a unique immigration journey. She went on to study business at the University of ...
    • Frank Tsuru oral history interview and transcript 

      Tsuru, Frank (2020-02-06)
      Frank Tsuru was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 2nd, 1960. His grandparents and parents experienced living in Kooskia Internment Camp in Idaho during WWII and were later released after around a year. Instead of resentment ...
    • Wei-Huan Chen oral history interview and transcript 

      Chen, Wei-Huan (2020-01-30)
      Wei-Huan Chen was born in Stony Brook, NY, and moved to Taiwan for two years before moving back to the United States to reunite with his father in Philadelphia. He attended Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, ...
    • Jie Willey oral history interview and transcript 

      Jie, Willey (2019-7-09)
      Jie Willey was born in Hangzhou, China in 1957. Her parents were professors at Zhejiang University, and she and her older brother grew up on the university’s campus. When the Cultural Revolution started in 1966, universities ...
    • Janie Yao oral history interview and transcript 

      Yao, Janie (2019-12-12)
      Janie Yao was born in Shanghai, China where she lived with her grandparents while growing up. When she was around 8, she immigrated to Houston to live with her parents. She helped her mom at dance school throughout high ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mitsi Shen oral history 

      Shen, Mitsi (2019-11-21)
      Mitsi Shen was born in Shanghai in 1948. She started dancing around four or five years old, and when she was thirteen she moved to Beijing to study dance professionally. She graduated around the time of the Cultural ...
    • Ernie Wu oral history interview and transcript 

      Wu, Ernie (2019-11-06)
      Ernie Wu was born in 1953 in Taiwan where he spent his life, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from National Taiwan University. During his time in college, Master Ernie Wu was extremely involved with the Chinese ...
    • Raman Viji oral history interview and transcript 

      Raman, Viji (2019-10-21)
      Viji Raman was born in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India in 1952. After attending college and postgraduate education, Viji got married and moved to Muscat, Oman. She immigrated to the United States with her husband and young ...
    • James Tang oral history interview and transcript 

      Tang, James (2019-10-11)
      Dr. James Tang was born in Canton (Guangzhou), China in 1948. He immigrated to Houston when he was three or four years old when his father attended Rice University as a graduate student. He attended the Kinkaid School on ...
    • Anita Jaisinghani oral history interview and transcript 

      Jaisinghani, Anita (2019-10-11)
      Anita Jaisinghani was born on June 28th, 1961 and grew up in Gujarat, India. She developed a passion for cooking at a young age, but earned her bachelor’s degree in microbiology. After moving to Edmonton, Canada in 1982 ...
    • Kenneth Li oral history 

      Li, Kenneth (2019-09-25)
      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. ...
    • Yuriko Kajiya oral history 

      Kajiya, Yuriko (2019-09-16)
      Yuriko Kajiya is a principal dancer at the Houston Ballet. Born in Japan in 1984, she started ballet training at the Shanghai Dance School until she competed in the Prix de Lausanne during her last year at the school. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chun Wai Chan oral history 

      Chan, Chun Wai (2019-08-12)
      Chun Wai Chan was born in Huizhou, a small city in Guangdong, China. He was first exposed to the world of ballet through his older sister’s dance lessons. He went on to attend Guangzhou Art School to train in ballet, where ...