Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Monoram Hang

Transcript (PDF)

Buy

Buy

Titles Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Monoram Hang
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Monoram Hang was a nine-year-old living in Phnom Penh when the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia. His father was a Commander in the Army and was killed almost immediately. His mother had given birth only two days before and the whole family was made to leave their home and walk out of the city about 50 kilometers into the jungle. They were split up and sent to different work camps. Hang describes the children's team and the conditions in the camp. In 1984 or 1985, his brother helped him cross into Thailand where he lived without permission in a refugee camp. He then received medical training and met his American sponsor, coming to Minnesota in 1988.
Quantity 1.5 hours videocassette
45 pages transcript
Format Content Category: moving images
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:25:21 running time
Creation Interviewee: Hang, Monoram
Interviewer: Oglesby, Dwight
Interpreter: Tran, Rich
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Khmer Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 07/30/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 91 (Library Call Number)
AV1993.120.4 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Khmer Oral History Project'

Transcript

This browser does not support PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF.

User Comments

How Can We Help?

Know Something We Don't?

Please comment below if you are able to:

  • provide any additional information that will help us better understand or interpret these items
  • provide information that clarifies historical context of the item
  • report an error in the description

Comment:

Name and Comment will be displayed publicly.

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)

I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.