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Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Chamreun Tan
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Chamreun Tan primarily grew up in Battambang City in Cambodia. He was working as a police officer in Phnom Penh City on April 17, 1975 when the Khmer Rouge came to power. He became separated from his parents and siblings and was sent to the village Phum Chhouk to work for the Khmer Rouge until 1979. He married in 1981. Tan attempted to leave Cambodia more than once and was sent back, eventually living in Thai refugee camps until coming to the United States in 1984. He has held a variety of jobs here and is currently a financial worker for Ramsey County.
Quantity 1.5 hours videocassette
40 pages transcript
Format Content Category: moving images
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:09:08 running time
Creation Narrator: Tan, Chamreun
Interviewer: Frey, Mark
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Khmer Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/30/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 91
Accession Number AV1993.120.13
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Khmer Oral History Project'