Minnesota Immigrant Oral Histories

Vietnamese Community Oral History Project

Filipino Community Oral History Project participants


DATE: October – December 2010

INTERVIEWER: Phuoc Thi Minh Tran and Simon-Hòa Phan

The Vietnamese Community Oral History Project is part of the larger Asian American and Pacific Islander Oral History Project. The project was a partnership between the Minnesota Historical Society and the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans.

Vietnamese Minnesotans speak about their experiences coming to Minnesota, being born in Minnesota, and living in both Vietnam and Minnesota. They discuss issues regarding their immigration, Vietnamese social life, customs, and language. All of the narrators express their hopes for themselves personally and the Vietnamese community in the future.

LENGTH OF INTERVIEWS: 5 hours 58 minutes

TRANSCRIPTS: 195 pages