Korean American men -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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, audio CDs, awards, and two medals.
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.”
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.
This collection contains the literary archive of Korean-American writer Nak Chung Thun (1875-1953), including the handwritten manuscripts for novels, stories, and essays. There are also some family papers including two yearbooks of Samson Thun from Dinuba Union High School (1924-1925) and the biographical writing of Ellen Thun.