|Friends of the Texas Room Present Anne Chao|
What: Friends of the Texas Room kicks off its 2014 program series with “A Brief History of Asian American Immigration to Houston: The Houston Asian American Archive at Rice University,” a presentation by Anne Chao, Co-Principal Investigator at the Houston Asian American Archive.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Reception: 6:30 PM
Program: 7:00 PM
Houston Public Library
Julia Ideson Building
550 McKinney, 77002, 832.393.1662
NOTE: Parking is available on the street or underneath the Central Library, accessed from Lamar Avenue.
About the Houston Asian American Archive
The Houston Asian American Archive (HAAA) is a collaborative research project engaging members of the Rice University faculty, staff, students as well as those of the Houston community. The multi-year HAAA project involves collaboration with community members, curriculum development in Asian American studies, and the on-going collection of oral histories and material artifacts of Asian Americans’ for careful preservation and use by community members and research scholars alike. More info: http://chaocenter.rice.edu/haaa/.
SAVE THE DATE: Upcoming Events
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Barrie Scardino Bradley
"Houston's Hermann Park: A Century of Community"
All events are free and open to the public. They take place on the first floor of the Houston Public Library’s Julia Ideson Building, 550 McKinney St., 77002 (downtown). Parking is available underneath the adjacent Jones Building accessed from Lamar Avenue, or on the street. Vouchers for parking in the HPL garage will be available at the meeting.
About Friends of the Texas Room
The Friends of the Texas Room is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which supports the Texas and Local History Department, the Archives and Manuscripts Department, and the Special Collections Department of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center at the Houston Public Library. More information can be found on their website at: www.friendsofthetexasroom.org.
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