Oral History


Kevin Wong Discusses His Name

Primary Source

Hear the story of how a 5th grade student went from Yat Chung Wong to Kevin Wong.

This oral history is part of our Upper Elementary Unit Plan. You can view the full unit plan here.


Associated Family Story Article

Middle School: 6-8th Grade, Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

The Wong Family Story

Learn about the Wong’s, a Chinese American family who lived in 103 Orchard Street in the 1970s.

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Associated Lesson Plans

Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

Respond to an Oral History

Students chart parts of their identity before listening to an oral history from the child of a Chinese immigrant.

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Questions on lessons and activities?

The materials on this page can enrich a visit to the Museum or help you teach about immigration. If you have questions or comments, please e-mail us.

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