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As part of their symposia series on Korean American Heritage and Cultural Identity, Northwest Folklife Festival proudly presents: Elaine Kim,Professor of Asian American Studies, UC Berkeley In the Aftermath: Surviving the War in Korean American Literature and Visual Art Thursday, February 22, 20017 PMShoreline Community Center(18560 First Ave. N.E., Shoreline, Washington)Free to the public Dr. Kim is Professor of Asian American Studies and Chair of the Comparative Ethnic Studies Department at th [...]

Anna Charr Kim, Lueolu Park, May 1988

At the age of twelve, Easurk Emsen Charr emigrated to the United States in 1904, where he worked in the plantation fields of Hawai‘i. Despite his service in the US Army during World War I, he was denied citizenship. His wife, Evelyn Kim--an exchange student who emigrated in 1926--, was threatened with deportation several times. Thus began their more than 30-year struggle for naturalization. A resident of Portland, Mr. Charr later worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and in 1961 published an [...]

On May 25, 1999, the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO) presented Deputy Director and Assistant Editor Matthew Benuska with the Willard Jue Memorial Award for his outstanding service to Korean American Historical Society. The award, in honor of the late community leader and Wing Luke Asian Museum boardmember Willard Jue, is presented to individuals in two possible categories (paid staff and volunteer) who have made outstanding contributions, provided exceptional leadersh [...]

To all our friends and supporters: I would like to hank you all very much for your continued support of Korean American Historical Society. Our January 26, 1999 fundraiser with KW Lee and Daisy Chun Rhodes was a big success; we had a full house with about 80 guests (30-40 of whom were students), all of whom were captivated by Daisy's moving reading of selections from her book, Passages to Paradise, and by KW Lee's insights into the Korean American community and the "Korean disease." We will be p [...]