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UH - Houston History Project. Wong, Martha - Wong transcript, 1 of 2. January 23, 2007. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 12, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/473/show/471.

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Title Wong, Martha
Creator (LCNAF)
  • UH - Houston History Project
Interviewer (LCNAF)
  • Quraishi, Uzma
Date January 23, 2007
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Immigration
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Wong, Martha
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
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  • interviews
Language English
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Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 9, HHA 00582
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
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Title Wong transcript, 1 of 2
Date January 23, 2007
Original Collection Oral Histories – Houston History Project http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
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Transcript HHA# 00582 Page 1 of 2 Interviewee: Martha Wong Interview: January 23, 2007 University of Houston Houston History Archives 1 Oral History Interview: Martha Wong Index Broad themes: Asians in politics, Houston’s Chinese community pre-1965 acculturation, 12, 23 African Americans, 1, 33, 65 Asians in politics, 46-62 appointments, 50 Asian American Coalition, 48 Gee, Harry, 50 organizing, 46-48 Wong, 59-62 youth activism, 64 assimilation, 8, 16-18, 21-22, 26, 32 California, 6-7 career (in education), Baylor University, 42-44, 45 Cunningham Elementary, 24, 29, 36-39 HISD Administration, 38, 41 Houston Community College, 45-46 Kolter Elementary, (principal), 37 chain migration, 6, 65 childhood, 1 home, 3 neighbors, 3-4 school, 5, 16-19 father, 7 co-ethnics, 8, 9, 16-18 China, 44-45 Chinese community, 20-21 celebrations, 20 dating patterns, 23 Gee Family Association, 10, 11 Ong Leong, 10, 12, 20 Reagan High School, 16-17 Chinese grocery store, 1-2, 5-6 City Council Member (post 1993), 53-66 appointments, 57 Asian American community, 59-62 Fulbright & Jaworski, 56 Lanier, Bob, 57-58 Meyerland, 54-55HHA# 00582 Page 2 of 2 Interviewee: Martha Wong Interview: January 23, 2007 University of Houston Houston History Archives 2 Reasoner, Harry [Vinson & Elkins], 55-56 Wulfe, Ed, 54 college University of Houston (M.A.), 36 University of Houston (Ed.D), 37-41 University of Texas (B.A.), 21-22 community associations Gee Family Association, 10, 11 Ong Leong, 10, 12, 20 discrimination, 8, 9, 10, 25, 28 family, 29- 31, 35-37 Heights, 1-5 housing, 1-2, 6, 19-20 Hoffheinz, Fred, 47-49 identity, 24-25 immigration to Houston, 65 Joe, Glenda, 50-52 language, 6-7, 15-16 marriage, 23-24, 37 mayoral elections (1987), 47-49 Mississippi, 1 PTA Presidency (Herod Elementary), 31-35 Raymond, Joan, 41-42 Reagan, Billy, 39, 41-42 religion, 13-14 Rylander , Carol Keaton, 22 segregation housing, 2, 6, 8 schools, 1, 5 State Representative, 63-64 Whitmire, Kathy, 47-50 World War II, 4-5