Launched in 2011, the Vietnamese American Oral History Project (VAOHP), housed in the Department of Asian American Studies in the School of Humanities at UC Irvine, assembles, preserves, digitizes, and disseminates the life stories of Vietnamese Americans in Southern California. The project contributes to the expanding archives on Vietnamese Americans with the urgent goal of capturing first generation stories while this group remains. VAOHP is headed by Dr. Linda T. Vo, Director, with Tram Le, Project Director. VAOHP collaborates closely with community volunteers, students, and the Southeast Asian Archive at UC Irvine Libraries, where the oral histories are preserved. The official website archiving the oral histories of Vietnamese Americans can be accessed by clicking the photo above.
The South East Asian Archives website can be accessed by click the image above.
If you have any general questions about the project, please look at our FAQ page.
If you would like to make a tax-refundable donation to VAOHP, please look at this page for more information.
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Support for the VAOHP comes from an anonymous donor, the UC Irvine School of Humanities, Department of Asian American Studies, Southeast Asian Archive, and generous grants from the Wells Fargo Foundation and Edison International.