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Chinese Americans -- Texas -- Houston

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

C.Y. Chu Chinese American photographs, and trade and immigration documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 683
Overview Financial records documenting the career and activities of C. Y. Chu. Also included are C. Y. Chu's 1917 middle school diploma, a 1926 U.S. Dept. of Labor return permit, and more.

Photographs of family events and business gatherings.
Dates: 1917 - 1971

Dr. Ed Chen collection of oral history interviews of Asian American Houstonians

 Collection
Identifier: MS 646
Overview This is a collection of oral history interviews either created or maintained by Dr. Edward C. M. Chen, featuring audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans in Houston.
Dates: circa 1980s

Edward C.M. Chen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 561
Overview Materials related to the Edward C.M. Chen family in Houston, Texas, including Chinese language instruction materials by Edward K.T. Chen, newspaper columns written by Edward C.M.Chen, and newsclippings and photocopies of images featuring the Chen family and other Chinese Americans in Houston and Texas. (1 box)
Dates: 1920-2010

Gene & Hedy Lee Chinese community newspapers & photographs, and family records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 556
Overview Newspaper issues of the Southwest Chinese Journal (cataloged separately), photographs submitted to the newspaper for publication purposes and a small amount of correspondence regarding the Lee Printing Company of Houston, Texas, owned by Gene and Hedy Lee. The newspapers and photographs reflect Chinese culture in Houston during the 1970s and 1980s, including family life, business activities, cultural arts and organizations, news, and special events such as the Miss Chinatown pageants. (1 box,...
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1985

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

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