1882 Foundation Participates in Historical Society of DC Conference
Tom Fong and Sojin Kim explain DC Neighborhood Voices and Smithsonian Folk Life programs to a visitor

1882 Foundation Participates in Historical Society of DC Conference

The 1882 Foundation recently set up a table display at the Historical Society of Washington DC's 43rd annual conference, held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on November 4, 2016. The conference's mission has remained constant: to provide a friendly and rigorous forum for discussing and promoting original research in the history of local Washington, D.C., and its metropolitan area. Ted Gong, Tom Fong, and Sojin Kim were thrilled to have the chance to share the mission of the 1882 Foundation with this dynamic group.…

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Defending the Nation – Videos

Videos on Chinese Americans Defending the Nation https://youtu.be/ewgoHWyMW6o Comments on Chinese Americans in WWII, go to: https://archive.org/details/CSPAN3_20151018_194000_Chinese_Americans_in_China_During_World_War_II   See Kurt Lee, Uncommon Courage, Breakout at Chosen, Korean War: http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/videos/uncommon-courage-breakout-at-chosin-sneak-peek/12677 https://vimeo.com/88290470 More on Kurt Lee: https://vimeo.com/88290470 https://youtu.be/9M3Y6OBs5jc https://youtu.be/qAUrZjSdyeE

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Range 99 At The Historic Congressional Cemetery
 TO HONOR THOSE WHO WERE HERE ...a memorial to honor all those who came to the United States to seek better lives for themselves and their families, and together built the American nation. 

Range 99 At The Historic Congressional Cemetery

As the Winter sun crept over the hills back of Anacostia early yesterday morning,casting a pale light over a sleeping city and dispelling the chill mists of the Eastern branch, its rays fell upon its grim and cheerless a sight as ever greeted a dawn. Huddled in the far eastern corner of Congressional cemetery, against the board fence that meets the river bank, was a small band of Chinese, bracing themselves against the bitter west Wind with a determination demanded by a grisly task. In…

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Talk Story: John Tinpe Views Chinatown from the Burma Resturant

At the Burma Restaurant in DC Chinatown, you could always find great food. One could also find great company and stimulating conversations. It was the place where community leaders and organizers met regularly to share ideas and plan civic and art activities. John Tinpe, owner of the Burma Restaurant, tells his stories from his unique vantage point, as an immigrant to the U.S., a DC Chinatown business leader, public servant, and supporter of the performing arts. When: Sunday, April 27, 2014 Time: 1:30 to 3:30pm…

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APABA Recognizes Ted Gong and Stan Lou at Educational Fund Benefit Dinner

On March 20, 2014, Ted and Stan of the 1882 Foundation were recognized for their work in organizing Talk Story events and for their commitment to giving a voice to the Chinese American community in Washington, D.C. It was our great honor to accept the AEF Community Service Award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) at the 21st annual benefit dinner for the APABA Educational Fund. Thank you, APABA, for including us in this special event.

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OCA Fund Raiser with Richard On, guitarist from Of A Revolution (O.A.R.)

Dear Friends and Colleagues of Talk Story, OCA-DC (www.ocadc.org) is a membership based national organization of over 100 chapters and affiliates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APA). APAs are the fastest growing population in the country, and in the Greater Washington, DC area, there are nearly 600,000 APAs. With our community growing, there is a need for programs that are tailored to APAs who live and work in the DC area. OCA-DC programs address this gap through programs like 1882…

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