Cookie Joe oral history interview and transcript
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This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University. This collection includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to or living in Houston.
Cookie Joe was born in Houston in 1953 to a Chinese immigrant father and a mother of Irish descent. She attended local public high school, graduating at the age of 16, and went on to study dance at the University of Houston.