Siu-Kee Yip interviewd by Yingwen Huang, Amy Cheung and Maggie Hui

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Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29014
Description: Siu-Kee Yip talks about her family and life in Guangzhou China before she came to America. She did not want to come to America because she had an good job in China and that coming to American would me ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Subject: Names, Chinese
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29004
Description: Siu-kee Yip did not like the name her father gave her because it sounded masculine, but she realized that her father gave her the name because she was his favorite daughter. Siu-kee was not happy when ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29007
Description: Siu-kee worked at a sweat shop in Chinatown and got paid 10 cents for sewing a line. She said she didn’t know it was so difficult to earn money in America. She later took a test and joined the Hospita ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Subject: Names, Chinese
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29006
Description: Siu-kee Yip talks about how she was named after her father. His father's name was Wei-kee, which means peculiar in Chinese because he can play the flute with his nose. Her father gave Siu-kee the char ... More
Date: Time Period: 1948-2016
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:29011
Description: Siu-Kee Yip moved to New York from Guangzhou in 1985. She lived in Sunset Park, Brooklyn from 1985 to 2014, and moved to Forest Hills, Queens since 2014. In this interview, Siu-Kee reflects on the fam ... More
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