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May 1st Symposium

The Friends of the National Archives Southeast (FNAS) in conjunction with APA community partners and archival institutions are holding the first symposium celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the National Archives at Atlanta.

WE ARE AMERICA: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS IN THE U.S. SOUTH
 
 Congressman Honda
 Congressman Cao

Saturday, May 1, 2010
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Formal Program:     10:00 - 1:00
Free lunch catered by The River Room & Desserts by SunO Dessert 1:00
Afternoon Programs: 2:00 - 3:00

Program

Formal Program (10:00 - 1:00)
  • Congressman Anh Joseph Cao (R-LA), Member, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
  • Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA), Chairman, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC)
  • Baoky Vu, Southern Asian Pacific American History Lecture
  • John Jung, author of "Southern Fried Rice: Life in a Chinese Laundry in the Deep South" FNAS APA Genealogy Keynote Lecture
  • Bill Greene, Archivist, National Archives-Pacific Region, Specialist on Chinese exclusion era records, National Archives Asian Pacific American Specialist Lecture
Additional Afternoon Programs (2:00 - 3:00)
  • Tour:  Behind-the-scenes tour of the National Archives vaults by National Archives staff
  • Workshop: Preserving your family, community, and organization histories by UGA Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research & Studies
  • Workshop: How to interview your elders by the Vietnamese American Heritage Foundation

Special Highlights

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