OVERVIEW OF THE COLLECTION:

Origination/Creator: MediaRites

Title of Collection: Crossing East Oral Histories, Interviews and Transcripts

Date of Collection: 2004 January 1-2006 February 1

Size:  more than 200 hours of interviews

Format:  mp3

Language: The material is in English

Repository: Crossing East, http://www.crossingeast.org/

Media Rites, Portland, OR, http://mediarites.org/

Abstract: The Crossing East Oral Histories, Interviews and Transcripts presents a view into the lives of Asian and Pacific Read more...

Crossing East Archive Project

Crossing East is eight one hour documentaries on the history of Asian American immigration, from pre-America to post-9/11.  Because of systematic exclusionary laws, Asians immigration has been restricted over the course of America?s history; Asians are now a low four percent of the population in America.  Though many are third or fourth generation Americans, Asians are viewed as perpetual foreigners and their history has largely been untold.  Crossing Read more...