Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Terry Yang
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Part 2


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Terry Yang was born in 1956 in Luang Prabang, Laos. He and his family escaped to a refugee camp in Thailand in 1979, where they lived for one year before moving to the United States in 1980. At the time of the interview Yang was the President of the Yang Wang Meng Association of United States, a national organization dedicated to connecting the Hmong community, building Hmong leaders, and preserving Hmong culture. He was also on the board for the Walnut Grove PTA. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Escaping Laos; experiences in refugee camp; adjusting to life in America; family; Hmong cultural preservation and community-building.
Quantity 1.5 hours compact disc
37 pages transcripts
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:20:25 running time
Creation Interviewee: Yang, Terry
Interviewer: Yang, Pa
Made in Walnut Grove, Redwood County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Asian Americans -- Minnesota
Laotian Americans -- Minnesota.
Made in Walnut Grove, Redwood County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/16/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 144
Accession Number AV2012.5.15
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Asians in Greater Minnesota Oral History Project'

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