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Waves of Hope: Asian American History in Austin

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Social Studies +1 Age Levels Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old), Post-Secondary, Adults

In this collection, students will learn about Asian American history in Austin. Austin is home to many Asian Americans along with their rich history, culture, and traditions that are preserved and passed on to future generations by their families and communities. This exhibit showcases some of the history that is lesser known but nevertheless important to document and remember. All of the images can be found at the Austin History Center, which houses an Asian American Archival Collection of manuscript collections, photographs, clippings, books, periodicals and other items.

This exhibit was developed by the City of Austin's Asian American Resource Center and the Austin History Center.

Educators and students may use this online exhibit to supplement Texas History lessons and as a supplement to the full exhibit stored at the City of Austin's Asian American Resource Center (AARC). Currently, Waves of Hope is not on display at the AARC. Please contact the site at 512-974-1700 or aarc@austintexas.gov with any questions.

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Waves of Hope: Asian Americans in Austin

Asian American Resource Center

Late 1800s

Hanna Huang

1875 Austin Census

Austin History Center

Lee Tan Ad

Daily Statesman

Chinamen Article

Democratic Statesman

Early 1900s

Hanna Huang

Joe Lung and Dora Wong

Austin History Center

Lung's Chinese Kitchen

Appraisal Associates of Austin Records

Harry and Lee Ng

Austin History Center

Sam Wah Café

Hanna Huang

Joe Sing earlier

Austin History Center

Joe Sing later

​Austin History Center

Frances and Margaret Sing

Austin History Center

R.C. Wong

Austin History Center

Early to Mid 1900s

Hanna Huang

Violetta Kosaka

Austin History Center

Chinese Community at the Texas Senate

Neal Douglass Collection

1940s to 50s

Hanna Huang

Kwei "Duke" Tu and friend

Austin History Center

1960s to 90s

Hanna Huang

Sung Kwak

Austin Symphony Orchestra

Akira Endo

Austin History Center

Peter Bay

Austin Symphony Orchestra

Isamu Taniguchi

​Austin History Center

Father Joe Van Anh Nguyen

Austin History Center

Aggrawal family

Austin History Center

David Chan

Austin History Center

Dr. Takeshi Udagawa

Austin History Center

Filipino Nurses

Austin History Center

Austin Korean Association

Austin History Center

Wat Buddhananachat of Austin

Austin History Center

1980s and Beyond

Hanna Huang

Preya Patel

Austin History Center

Conclusion

Hanna Huang

Same Water, Different Waves

City of Austin Asian American Resource Center