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Moving Image / Oral History of Chau Minh Quach

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Title
Oral History of Chau Minh Quach
Creator
Quach, Chau
Contributor
Quach, Cassandra
Date Created and/or Issued
2017-01-03
Contributing Institution
UC Irvine, Libraries, Southeast Asian Archive
Collection
Viet Stories: Vietnamese American Oral History project
Rights Information
copyrighted
Description
An oral history with Ms. Chau Minh Quach, born on November 16, 1966 in Gia Dinh, Vietnam. She discusses her life in Vietnam and the effects of her dad being sent to a reeducation camp on the family. She also describes how her family escaped Vietnam by boat in 1980 when she was 13, arriving in Malaysia and staying at Pulau Bidong Refugee Camp for 6 months, and then going to Vancouver, Canada through a sponsorship. After moving to Southern California with her husband, she became a nail technician and esthetician. She currently works in Chino Hills and resides in Corona with her husband and 3 children.
Recorded Digitally
Type
moving image
Format
95 minutes
Identifier
VAOHP0239
http://hdl.handle.net/10575/14156
Language
English
Subject
Architect
Boat People
Catholic
Children
Communism
Escape
English as a second language (ESL)
Family
Language barrier
Marriage
Nail salons
Reeducation camp
Refugee camp (Thailand)
Religion
Sponsors or sponsorship
Tradition or custom
Vietnam War
Little Saigon (Orange County, California)
Orange County, California
Riverside County, California
Vietnam, Southern
Can Tho (Vietnam)
Da Lat (Vietnam)
Nha Trang (Vietnam)
Saigon (Vietnam)
Time Period
1960-1969

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