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asian-american. Asian American community

 Record Group
Identifier: asian-american
Archival collections featuring the Asian American community particularly in Houston, featuring formats such as oral history, family photographs, Miss Chinatown records, and more.

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

George Gee personal papers and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS 721
Overview Photographs, certificates, awards and more, documenting the financial and insurance services career of George Gee, who was a member of long time member of the Asian American community in Houston, Texas. George Gee family members and various politicians are pictured.
Dates: 1961-2008

Glenda Joe / Houston Asian American community advocacy and festival arts records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 667
Overview Records documenting the activities of Glenda Joe with the Houston Asian American Festival Association, as well as with community advocacy issues concerning the Asian American communities in Houston, circa 1980-2015.
Dates: 1980 - 2015

Gordon Quan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 618
Overview This collection consists of business papers, articles, photographs, and awards created by or about Gordon Quan, immigration lawyer and former Houston City Council member. Also included are articles and items about the Houston community in general and the Houston Asian American community specifically.
Dates: 1982-2012

Helen Wong Hom World War II Chinese American scrapbook and printed materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 641
Overview This collection includes a scrapbook created by Helen Wong Hom during her time in San Antonio during World War II, associated with the FAB-100 officers and friends. Helen Wong Hom appears to have been associated with the first group of the U.S. Foreign Affairs Bureau's group of 100 Chinese officers who later became known as the FAB-100. Many of these officers served as interpreters, translators, and trained others in aviation and radio mechanics.
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Houston Asian American Archives oral history interviews and related materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 573
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to Houston.
Dates: 2003 - 2021

Jain religious artifacts collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 710
Overview Prayer and worship items of the Jain religion, including embroidered textiles, wooden folding cradle for sacred text, framed mantra text with deity sculpture, red painted metal tray with accompanying red box with red vessel inside, and more.
Dates: 2017

Jefferson D. (Jeff) Hong scrapbook of the American-Chinese Post No. 596 American Legion

 Collection
Identifier: MS 880
Overview The collection consists of the scans of Mr. Hong's scrapbook, which includes 109 photos of community events. There are photos of Explorer Scouts at their air base, meetings of the American Legion, American-Chinese post no. 596, Houston Tx, VA dinners, American Legion trip to Washington, DC., Veteran's Day parade, City of Houston Proclamation Day, and the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration.
Dates: 2004 - 2006

Joanna Po nursing career awards and academic records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 762
Overview The collection includes academic and nursing certification records, as well as nursing career awards for Joana Po's distinguished service, from the 1980s through the 2000s.
Dates: 1985 - 2014

Josephine Jue Chinese-American photographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 724
Overview Family photograph of Hinhun Jow, Mee Oy Jow, Josephine Jue, Mylew High, Vance Jow, Sonny Jow, and Houston Jow in 1947. Photograph of the Chinese Baptist Church of Houston charter members, circa 1985. Digital version of photograph of family friends, Photograph of Mr. Gee, Joyce Gee, Mayling Hew, and Marymay Hong taken at Crawford Street, 1946.
Dates: 1946 - 1986