Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Y Nor

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Titles Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Y Nor
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Y Nor was 55 years old when the Khmer Rouge regime began in 1975. One of his sons was studying in Europe at the time. He was separated from his two eldest sons and they were killed. Two of his daughters died of illness and starvation. He and his wife and four surviving children were split up at various times in different work camps. Y Nor worked digging canals and building dams and maintaining rice and sugar plantations. He did not receive adequate medical attention for infections. They escaped to Khao I Dang refugee camp, then were transferred to Chonburi camp and then came to Minnesota.
Quantity 1.5 hours videocassette
33 pages transcript
Format Content Category: moving images
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:06:40 running time
Creation Interviewee: Nor, Y
Interviewer: Smith, Steve - Khmer Archive Project
Interpreter: Poch, Sothea Phea - Khmer Archive Project
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Khmer Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 08/10/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 91 (Library Call Number)
AV1993.120.10 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Khmer Oral History Project'


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