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Franklin Chew interviewed by Diana Giese in the Chinese Australian Oral History Partnership collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 403059
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Chew, Franklin, 1942- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2000 
3 digital audio tapes (139 min.) 
Series

Chinese Australian Oral History Partnership.

Summary

Chew speaks of his upbringing and education in Malaysia then later having matriculated at the University of Melbourne, Vic. graduating in medicine and later specialising in obstetrics; his decision to continue his medical career in Australia; his posting to RAAF Butterworth Airforce Base in Malaysia (1975); becoming a foundation committee member of the Chinese Association of Victoria (CAV) (1982), then later in 1985-1986 was its President; the objectives of the CAV included promoting Chinese into the Australian way of life while retaining Chinese customs, culture and heritage and lobbying governments for welfare; CAV relationship with other Chinese community organisations; his personal hopes and view of his future.

Notes

Recorded on June 3, 2000 in Kew, Vic.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Corrected transcript (typescript, 73 leaves) available. 
Subjects Chew, Franklin, 1942- -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Association of Victoria -- History.  |  Chinese Association of Victoria -- Officials and employees.  |  Chinese Australians -- Interviews.  |  Obstetricians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chinese -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Chinese Australians -- Victoria -- Cultural assimilation.
Occupation Gynaecologists.
Other authors/contributors Giese, Diana, 1947- interviewer

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