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Document Details


Title: Interview of Harry Gem Hoy Lew by Paul E. Sigrist, Jr., May 17, 1993
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S12083-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1993 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lew, Harry Gem Hoy, 1935-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 6-Dec-1935
Speaker place of birth: Guangzhou, Guandong, China; Guandong, China; China; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Student
Age at speaking: 58
Document date: 17-May-1993
Interviewer: Sigrist, Paul E., Jr., fl. 1993
Historical events discussed: Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; China; Ellis Island, NJ; England; Europe; Hong Kong, China; Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; London, England; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; United Kingdom; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Airplanes; Arranged marriage; Asia; Boarding schools; China; Ellis Island, NJ; England; Europe; Hong Kong, China; Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China; London, England; New Jersey; New York; New York, NY; North America; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; United Kingdom; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chinese people; Communities; Cultural identity; Customs; Deaths; Domestic life; Economics; Education; English language; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Gender roles; Health; Identification documents; Immigrant populations; Immigration and emigration; Intellectual life; Medications; Military; Military occupations; Mothers; New Year's day; Parents; Parochial schools; Refugees; Relationships; Reunions; Schools; Shops; Sociology; Transportation; Wives
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0027551-29689