My Appa’s Hopes, Idealism, and Pursuit of the American Dream

My dad grew up in South Korea during the 1970s, and came to America in the 90s through the company that he worked for at the time. In this interview, he tells me about his financial hardships as a child,...

Jesse Barnes and Yong Ho Lee

Interview describing what it was like to immigrate to the United States from South Korea in 1974, eventually becoming one of the first Asian police office in a three county area (centered around Brazos County) in Texas in 1988.

Common Ground Tacony Oral History Project: Rafaela

Rafaela is a long time resident of North East Philadelphia and frequently attends art classes at Mural Arts Philadelphia Tacony. Rafaela speaks about her experiences being born in Philadelphia and partially being raised in South Korea and Philadelphia and then...