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Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Samphoun Em

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Samphoun Em was nineteen years old at the time the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia. He and his family were evacuated from their village and were separated. He and two siblings were sent to work in a camp about 50 kilometers from his home village. Many people, including his sister, starved to death. He developed asthma and required medicine so he escaped to a refugee camp in Thailand and later immigrated to America.
Quantity 1.5 hours videocassette
28 pages transcript
Format Content Category: moving images
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:53:39 running time
Creation Narrator: Em, Samphoun
Interviewer: Richey, Paula
Interpreter: Koy, Chantha
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Khmer Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/31/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 91
Accession Number AV1993.120.3
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