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Susan Ahn Cuddy Oral Histories
Daniels, Paula
Cuddy, Susan Ahn, 1915-2015
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Visual Communications
California Revealed from Visual Communications
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This footage is an oral history of Susan Ahn Cuddy, who was born in Los Angeles and the first Korean American woman in the U.S. Navy. he is the daughter of Dosan Chang Ho Ahn and Helen Ahn, prominent Korean independence activists. Cuddy and her family were one of the first Korean families in Los Angeles. Cuddy joined the navy in 1942 and went on to become a lieutenant. She later worked at the Office of Naval Intelligence, the National Security Agency, and the Library of Congress. She attended San Diego State College and graduated with a degree in sociology in 1940.
moving image
Betacam: SP
Oral histories
5 Tapes of 5
calavc_00006_t1; calavc_00006_t2; calavc_00006_t3; calavc_00006_t4; calavc_00006_t5
Asian Americans--History
Korean Americans Biography
Emigration and immigration
Korean American civic leaders
United States. Navy Women
An, Ch'ang-ho, 1878-1938
Cuddy, Susan Ahn, 1915-2015
United States. Navy
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Bunker Hill (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Visual Communications Archives
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