Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Kei-Leung Albert Lun
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Kei-Leung Albert Lun was born in 1947 in Shanghai, China. He came to the United States to attend college and worked for IBM. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Language and dialects in Shanghai; early life in China, and Hong Kong; John F. Kennedy's assassination; Martin Luther King's assassination; going to college in the US; the Vietnam War; events of the 1960s in the United States; family history; experiencing racism and prejudice; lack of an Asian community when he came to Rochester, Minnesota and then the area becoming more diverse; Rochester starting its Diversity Council, and his involvement; his view of the younger generation of Asians in Rochester; staying in Rochester despite experiencing racism; using his IT skills to help the community; Jeremy Lin; working for IBM; how being introverted can keep some Asians from advancing in their careers; how grateful he is to be an American.
Quantity 1 hour compact disc
40 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:02:50 running time
Creation Interviewee: Lun, Kei-Leung Albert
Interviewer: Vongsay, Saymoukda
Made in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Asian Americans -- Minnesota
Chinese Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/18/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 144
Accession Number AV2012.5.4
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project'

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