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Young-Ok Hong, Full Interview

Collection: Queens Memory Collection at the Archives at Queens Library: Young-Ok Hong
Date: Time Period: 1991-2018; 2018-03-20; Interview recorded: March 20, 2018 Material: Digital audio recording made using Iphone6 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth. Dimension: Total running time: 1:06:18
Creator: Young-Ok Hong interviewed by Eun-Mi Kim Identifier: aql:27849 Hong_Ok_Young_by_Kim_Eun_Mi_03202018

Description: Ms. Hong moved to the United States with her two daughters in 1991. Ok-young’s sister had married an American citizen and settled in the country. Ok-young’s in-laws invited her to come to America. Ms. Hong’s husband left for American five years earlier in 1986. He worked bring his wife and children to America. After he came to America,she continued her career in promoting and teaching Korean cultural arts throughout New York. Korean cultural arts span various spoken word and performances. These cultural arts often involve wearing traditional Korean clothes (han-bok) and performing with traditional Korean instruments. Recorded in Korean.

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Subject:
Culture; Immigrant families; Korean Americans; Ethnicity
Collection : aql:20455; aql:27851

Creator : Young-Ok Hong interviewed by Eun-Mi Kim

Date : Time Period: 1991-2018; 2018-03-20; Interview recorded: March 20, 2018

Summary/Description : Ms. Hong moved to the United States with her two daughters in 1991. Ok-young’s sister had married an American citizen and settled in the country. Ok-young’s in-laws invited her to come to America. Ms. Hong’s husband left for American five years earlier in 1986. He worked bring his wife and children to America. After he came to America,she continued her career in promoting and teaching Korean cultural arts throughout New York. Korean cultural arts span various spoken word and performances. These cultural arts often involve wearing traditional Korean clothes (han-bok) and performing with traditional Korean instruments. Recorded in Korean.

Subject : Culture; Immigrant families; Korean Americans; Ethnicity

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Coverage : Locations discussed: Flushing, Queens. New York, NY Flushing (New York, N.Y.) Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Type : Oral history

Format : Digital audio recording made using Iphone6 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth.; Total running time: 1:06:18

Identifier : aql:27849 Hong_Ok_Young_by_Kim_Eun_Mi_03202018

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