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2015.048.002 The Family Journey of Fay Chew Matsuda

Fay Chew Matsuda is the current program director at Hamilton-Madison House City Hall Senior Center. She is also an Asian American woman, a mother, a community member, an activist, and a feminist. Since 1989 she has served in the New York Chinatown History Project. She later became involved with the Museum of Chinese in America for a total of two ten-year terms. She shares many stories and ideas about Chinatown and how it has evolved. Fay also shares about her early childhood in Lower East Side, her school years at Hunter High School and Barnard College, and her career serving the community. This interview was conducted on July 9, 2015, by Nancy Yao Maasbach.