Cathay Post #186 Project

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VIEW “CATHAY POST #186: A LEGACY OF CAMARADERIE, COMMUNITY, AND PATRIOTISM”

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The untold stories of Chinese American WWII and Korean War veterans will be documented through in-depth video taped interviews with forty to fifty elderly veterans. The project also includes digitized historical photos and documents, a one hour documentary film and a special Cathay Post publication.

PROJECT GOALS/OBJECTIVE

  • A 45 minute film documenting the experiences of 40-50 Korean War and WWII veterans will be produced.
  • A Cathay Post publication (10,000 copies) will be produced and circulated.
  • In depth interviews will be conducted with 40-50 WWII and Korean War vets and the children of some deceasedCathay Post members.
  • A community wide viewing of the completed project will be hosted by the applicant.

TIMELINE

Phase 1
Phase 2
Phase 3
Phase 4

PEOPLE INVOLVED

People Organizations
  • Ron Chew
  • Debbie Louie
  • Rick Wong
  • Tuyen Than
  • Sue Mar
  • Travis Quezon
  • Shannon Gee
  • Cathay Post #186
  • Friends of Cathay Post
  • International Examiner
  • Wing Luke Museum

INTERVIEW SUBJECTS

Veterans Family/Friends
  • Lilian Leong
  • Ron Choi
  • Fran Locke
  • Jacob Chin
  • Susie Chin (Photo)
  • Ron Chew
  • Sue Mar
  • Jenni Fung

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