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Title
Oral History of Donna Chen
Creator
Chen, Donna
Contributor
Davidian, Nairi
Date Created and/or Issued
2014-02-23
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Southeast Asian Archive
Collection
Viet Stories: Vietnamese American Oral History project
Rights Information
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Description
Scope/Content: An oral history with Mrs. Donna Chen on February 23, 2014. Donna was born in 1960 in Saigon, Vietnam. She was a student and lived with her family during the war. She discussed her memories about her childhood and her family with their community. After 1975, because of unsecure conditions that surrounded country, she left the country and became a boat person. She lived in a Malaysian refugee camp for six months, got an interview from the United States, and then left Malaysia to Miami. She arrived in Miami on November 1979. After one year living in Miami, she moved to California with her younger brother and decided to establish her new life in a new country. Now she is an owner of an Allstate Insurance company in San Gabriel, California. She has two children and lives in Temple City, California.
Scope/Content: This recording is from the Linda Vo Class Oral Histories, 2014 subcollection.
Type
sound
Format
3 mp3 audio files; 1 pdf transcription English; 1 pdf time log English; 1 pdf field notes English; 3 jpg image files
Extent
01:50:39
Identifier
ark:/81235/d8kf3t
VAOHP0171_P01.JPG
http://hdl.handle.net/10575/11453
Language
English
en
Subject
Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) | Boat People | Buddhist | Business | Business owner | Chinese and ethnic Chinese | Death | Discrimination | Education | Elderly | Family | Family reunification | Humanitarian organization | Immigrant | Insurance agent | Marriage | Politics | Race relations | Refugee camp | Refugee camp (Malaysia) | Resettlement | Restaurants | Tradition or custom | Los Angeles County, California | Taiwan | Saigon (Vietnam)
Time Period
1960-1969
Relation
Linda Vo Class Oral Histories, 2014

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