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Document Details


Title: Interview of William Fook Yee by Janet Levine, July 18, 1994
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories (Subscription only)
Extent: 43 pages
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/imld/documentidx.pl?docid=S13902-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1994 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Yee, William Fook, 1924-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 9-Sep-1924
Speaker place of birth: China; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 70
Document location: Ellis Island, NJ
Document date: 18-Jul-1994
Interviewer: Levine, Janet
Organizations discussed: Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; China; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Absentee fathers; Asia; Business; China; Chinese; Ellis Island Immigration Center, New York, NY; Emigration and immigration; Farms; International relations; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Racism; Refugees; Schools; Segregation; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033638-36912