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Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Thaly Chhour
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Thaly Chhour was displaced from her home village during the fighting that preceded the Khmer Rouge regime. She moved with her family to Phnom Penh City where they lived until 1975. She was 14 when the Khmer Rouge came to power. Her father and brothers died in 1976. Her sisters and mother survived, despite starvation and repeated illnesses, but were not better off in the refugee camps near the Thai-Cambodian border. After they arrived at Khao I Dang refugee camp, they were sponsored to come to the United States. Chhour describes her experience adapting to life in Minnesota.
Quantity 1.5 hours videocassette
32 pages transcript
Format Content Category: moving images
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:56:11 running time
Creation Narrator: Chhour, Thaly
Interviewer: Thomas, Ms. Cheryl A.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Khmer (Cambodian)
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/14/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 91
Accession Number AV1993.120.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Khmer Oral History Project'