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Title
Oral History of Thanh Tam Tran
Creator
Tran, Thanh Tam
Contributor
Le, Charlie Van
Date Created and/or Issued
2010-11-10
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: Oral history of Thanh Tam Tran, born in 1986 in South Vietnam in 1986. She came to the United States in 1997 with her family through the Humanitarian Operation (HO) Program. Her interview focused on her process of adapting to life in America, facing discrimination, gangs, and generational tensions.
Scope/Content: In 2008, the Vietnamese American community in Austin, along with VAHF, successfully collaborated with the University of Texas at Austin’s Center For Asian American Studies (CAAS) to establish a course on Vietnamese American history and culture, instructed by Ph.D. candidate Linda Ho Peché. Each student was required to complete an oral interview of a self-identified Vietnamese American. These oral histories became part of the 500 Oral History Project initiated by VAHF as its third most urgent collection, since many members of the first genera- tion of Vietnamese Americans are now elderly. With their passing, first-hand accounts of the Vietnamese American immigration experience would be lost.
Type
moving image
Format
1 mp4 video file; 1 pdf transcription English; 1 jpg image file
Extent
00:12:37
Identifier
ark:/81235/d8qg3d
VAHF0004
http://hdl.handle.net/10575/5232
Language
English
en
Subject
Acculturation | Crime | Death | Discrimination | Education | English as a second language (ESL) | Ethnicity | Family | Gangs | Human trafficking | Humanitarian organization | Orderly Departure Program | Race relations | Vietnam War | Youth | Little Saigon (Orange County, California) | Orange County, California | San Jose, California | Vietnam, Southern
Time Period
1980-1989
Relation
Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation Oral Histories Project

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