Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Bounlorm Soumetho
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bounlorm Soumetho grew up in Laos but escaped to Thailand after his land was taken from him at the end of the Vietnam War. He was a former president of Lao Community of Worthington, Minnesota, and at the time of the interview was chairman of the Lao Buddhist Organization of Southwest Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family, marriage, financial struggles, education, unemployment, immigration to Thailand and the United States, Vietnam War, Minnesota's Lao community.
Quantity 1.5 hours compact disc
32 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:34:59 running time
Creation Interviewee: Soumetho, Bounlorm
Interviewer: Yang, Pa
Made in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Asian Americans -- Minnesota
Laotian Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/22/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 144
Accession Number AV2012.5.13
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project'

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