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King Moo Fong interviewed by Diana Giese for the Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 2160294
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Fong, King Moo, 1938-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1995 May 25 
1 digital audio tape (ca. 77 min.) 
Series

Post-war Chinese Australians oral history project.

Summary

Ms Giese gives a summary of Mr Fong's background. Mr Fong, a businessman, speaks of his arrival in Australia in 1946; the civil war in China; helping his parents with their shop; Chinatown, Sydney; wool stores, Ultimo; limitations on businesses in Chinatown; 1949-1951 increase in opium smoking; segregation of Chinatown from the rest of the city; acitivities of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce; annual Dragon Ball; debutantes; Australia's recognition of China; political celebrations; his first experiences of China and Taiwan; foreign investment in China; the Chinese family network; Lady Mayoress' Relief Fund; maintaining the Chinese heritage; sport; Chinese Australians in politics; Chinese contribution to the community; homeless children; his future.

Notes

Recorded in May 25, 1995 in Sydney, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 49 leaves) 
Subjects Fong, King Moo, 1938- -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians -- Interviews.  |  Businessmen -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians -- New South Wales -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Giese, Diana, 1947-, Interviewer

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