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Document Details


Title: Quon, John
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Dr. John Paul Quon was born June 11, 1942, in Moorhead, Mississippi, to Salk Ngun Quon and Joe Mae Gam Quon. His parents emigrated from China to the United States and ultimately to Mississippi, to participate in a family-owned grocery store. Dr. Quon worked in the store as a child, as did his brothers and sisters; when he was five years old, he was given the responsibility of running the candy counter. His father bought a farm, built a family home there, and farmed in addition to running his grocery store.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohquonj.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Quon, John Paul, 1942-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 11-Jun-1942
Speaker place of birth: Moorhead, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Accountant
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 02-Dec-1999
Interviewer: Tullos, Margaret
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025700-27616