Oral History Archive - Subjects
911, Asian American, Chinatown, Chinese American, education, family, Flushing, home, Hubei, Long Island, Queens, restaurant, Shanghai, Taiwan
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2017.041.002 The Family Journey of John and Tina Yuan

In this interview, Tina and John Yuan share the journey of their families from China to Taiwan, where they were born, to the US, where they met and built their own family. They mention their parents’ experiences in China, their early childhood in Taiwan, culture shocks when migrating to the US during the 1970s, adolescent school years, the encounters of Chinese communities, and fostering their son as a Chinese American.





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