Oral History Archive - Subjects
Gentrification, Bensonhurst, Chinatown, laundry, adoption
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2019.038.005 The Family Journey of Lillian and George Cheu

Lillian Cheu discusses her life moving to Bensonhurst, Brooklyn from Toishan. She recounts growing up in the predominantly Jewish neighborhood and how her parents tried to retain their Chinese culture at home. She goes on to talk about moving to Chinatown and meeting her husband. She ends by discussing gentrification in Chinatown.





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