Item AAAB5761 - Ying [pseudonym] interview

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Ying [pseudonym] interview

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  • sound recording

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  • 1984-03-13 [date recorded] (Creation)

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RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1984-03-13 SUMMARY: Born 1924. Family history from 1800s, from China to Canada. Growing up in Vancouver's Chinatown and working in family store on Pender Street. Father died -- mother owned and ran store. Discussion about store. Food preparation. Women working on farms, picking beans. Ying's experience working in a factory. Chinese women's work in general. Discussion of tea room women and domestics. Chinese women working as store clerks. Women not going out of doors -- remaining inside. Ying's life as an adult and a married woman. Cooking. Ends with short discussion of foot binding.

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Tamara Adilman, 1989-04


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A digital copy is available. Please contact staff for further information.
Reference cassette copy available in container 000443-243.

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Open, but interviewees are to remain ANONYMOUS.

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  • Copying Restriction: Any reference to the interviewees may only be by the assigned pseudonyms, which must be identified as not being their real names.
  • Use Restriction: Any reference to the interviewees may only be by the assigned pseudonyms, which must be identified as not being their real names.
  • Copyright Status: Copyright undetermined.

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Accession number(s): T4126

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All documentation files are CLOSED TO RESEARCHERS; however, the relevant information available can be viewed on-line.

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speaker: Ying [pseudonym], interviewer: Tamara Adilman

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