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Document Details


Title: Dixie Swift
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Southeast Asian History: Hmong
Description: Dixie Swift is an innovative leader, teacher, arts supporter, and community advocate who provided support and encouragement for over three decades to Hmong immigrants and their artistic traditions. Over her working career, she has taught, run a gallery, and been the director of a community center. Her gallery, Shakti, in downtown Long Beach served emerging artists. She developed a multiethnic arts based community center for Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine called Homeland.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Swift, Dixie
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Community leader; Educator
Document date: Undated
Locations discussed: California; Long Beach, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art; Art centers; Artists; California; Hmong (Asian people)--California; Hmong (Asian people)--Long Beach (Calif.); Long Beach, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035308-38876