Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Sok Yorm and Phorm Phuong

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Titles Khmer Oral History Project: Interview with Sok Yorm and Phorm Phuong
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sok Yorm and Phorm Phrong are a married couple who lived and grew up in Battambang. In 1975, they were farmers and had two children, ages 11 and 12. They were separated by the Khmer Rouge and not allowed to see one another. Mr. Yorm had to bury three dead bodies from their village who were killed by the Khmer Rouge. The family was reunited after the Vietnamese entered Cambodia in 1979 and spent five years in Khao I Dang refugee camp. Their eldest daughter was delayed in coming to America, but they are all now living in Minnesota.
Quantity 1.5 hours videocassette
28 pages transcript
Format Content Category: moving images
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:58:36 running time
Creation Interviewee: Yorm, Sok
Interviewee: Phuong, Phorm
Interviewer: Zdrazil, Al
Interpreter: Poch, Sothea Phea - Khmer Archive Project
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Khmer Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 07/31/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 91 (Library Call Number)
AV1993.120.15 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Khmer Oral History Project'


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