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Title
Oral History of La Quoc Tam
Creator
La, Quoc Tam
Contributor
Vo, Tram
Date Created and/or Issued
2012-04-20
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Southeast Asian Archive
Collection
Viet Stories: Vietnamese American Oral History project
Rights Information
Copyrighted
This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research. Transmission or reproduction of any material protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Contact the University of California, Irvine Libraries, Special Collections and Archives for more information (spcoll@uci.edu).
Description
Scope/Content: An oral history with Mr. La Quoc Tam, born in 1970 in Can Tho, Vietnam. He and his family left Vietnam by boat and by 1986, resettled in New Jersey. He discussed his memories in South Vietnam before the departure and his experiences with family traditions and customs held in Vietnam and the United States. In addition, he shared his experiences as a refugee student in the American education system (secondary education as well as higher education). He currently works as a senior scientist and resides in Southern California with his wife and children.
Scope/Content: This recording is from the Viet Stories Community Interviewers subcollection.
Type
sound
Format
1 mp3 audio file; 1 pdf transcription English; 5 jpg image files.
Extent
00:53:39
Identifier
ark:/81235/d8ft9n
VAOHP0044_P01
http://hdl.handle.net/10575/11949
Language
Vietnamese
vi
Subject
Acculturation | Ancestor | Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) | Chinese and ethnic Chinese | Education | Engineer | Family | Family reunification | High school | Higher education | Language barrier | Marriage | Refugee camp | Refugee camp (Malaysia) | Resettlement | Tradition or custom | Little Saigon (Orange County, California) | Can Tho (Vietnam)
Time Period
1970-1979
Relation
Community Interviewers

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