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Korean American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Ahn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3007
Abstract

Philip Ahn was a Korean American actor, WWII veteran, and USC alum. This small collection comprises primarily personal and family photographs, film and television stills, and awards and realia documenting Ahn's professional career, personal life, and his numerous involvements within the Korean community. It also contains scripts, teleplays, and some biographical materials.

Dates: 1935 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1978

Joseph Cho papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3323
Abstract Joseph Cho (1943 - ) is a Korean American journalist, entrepreneur, and politician. He served as a councilmember and mayor of the City of Cerritos. The collection contains 8 boxes of mixed materials including photos, VHS videotapes, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, scrapbooks, correspondence and other documents mostly dating from the 1980s to the 2000s. The items are on the topics of the City of Cerritos, council meetings, election campaigns, Korean American history, events in Southern California,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 2015

David Hyun papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3027
Abstract David Hyun, son of Reverend Soon Hyun, was the first ever-Korean American architect and a self-described essayist. He is best known for his 1978 design of the Japanese Village Plaza in downtown Los Angeles, as part of a revitalization of Little Tokyo, and his dedication to documenting his father's work in the Korean Independence movement of 1919. His papers consist primarily of writings (by both himself and others), photographs, and architectural drawings and renderings. They also contain...
Dates: 1774 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1919 - 2003

Ronyoung Kim and Richard Hahn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3010
Abstract

Ronyoung Kim was a Korean American author, best known for her novel "Clay Walls." Her husband, Richard Hahn, was a doctor and writer as well. This collection comprises primarily biographical materials, writings, academic papers, printed materials, photographs, and correspondence created and collected by both Ronyoung Kim and Richard Hahn, documenting Kim's personal life and professional career. It also contains correspondence and printed materials by and about Richard Hahn.

Dates: 1914 - 2000

Yin Kim papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3011
Abstract

Yin Kim was a first-generation Korean American WWII veteran, dentist, and USC alum. This small collection consists of photographs and biographical materials related to Kim, as well as to his family members Earl Kim, Sung Kwon Kim, Hye Won Kang, and wife Jane Kim. The collection also contains books and audio CDs.

Dates: 1903 - 2012

Young Oak Kim Biography papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3006
Abstract

Young Oak Kim was a Korean American United States Army officer, civic leader, and humanitarian. This collection comprises military documents and audiovisual materials relating to Kim’s service in World War II and the Korean War, collected as well as created by author Woo Sung Han during the research and writing process of his 2011 biography entitled “Unsung Hero: The Col. Young O. Kim Story.”

Dates: 1944-1953, 1999

Edward Paik papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3315
Abstract

Edward Paik was a Korean American food service equipment sales supervisor, Kitchen Specialist, and U.S. Air Force Surplus Property Disposal Specialist. This collection comprises primarily photographs and printed materials created and collected by Edward Paik. It also contains ephemera in the form of service medals, a wool cap, and Army patches, as well as personal papers in the form of correspondence, letters, and yearbooks.

Dates: 1931 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1994