Guide to the Letha Cooke Clippings on Southeast Asian Communities in Central California MS.SEA.050

Finding aid prepared by Sara Seltzer
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Title: Letha Cooke clippings on Southeast Asian communities in Central California
Identifier/Call Number: MS.SEA.050
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 Linear foot (1 box)
Date: circa 1982-2010
Abstract: This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings documenting Southeast Asian communities, primarily Hmong, Lao, and Cambodian, in the Fresno and Tulare County areas of Central California. Clippings were collected by longtime Tulare resident Letha Cooke for approximately 30 years and contain articles from The Fresno Bee and Visalia Times-Delta. A small amount of newsletters and ephemera from local religious and refugee organizations are also included. While select clippings were organized by Cooke into topical areas, the bulk has no discernable arrangement. Topics include healthcare, food, cultural activities, political issues, and education.
Collector: Cooke, Letha

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Letha Cooke clippings on Southeast Asian communities in Central California. MS-SEA050. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
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Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection is comprised of newspaper clippings documenting Southeast Asian communities, primarily Hmong, Lao, and Cambodian, in the Fresno and Tulare County areas of Central California. Clippings were collected by longtime Tulare resident Letha Cooke for approximately 30 years and contain articles from The Fresno Bee and Visalia Times-Delta. A small amount of newsletters and ephemera from local religious and refugee organizations are also included. While select clippings were organized by Cooke into topical areas, the bulk has no discernable arrangement. Topics include healthcare, food, cultural activities, political issues, and education.