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Lam (Tony) papers
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Series 1: Political papers bulk

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet

Arrangement

Documents in this series are arranged chronologically by event.

Scope and Contents

The documents that comprise this series relate to Tony Lam's political career. Materials include campaign materials, correspondence, information about various projects for the city of Westminster, and a copy of Lam's speech about his own political journey.
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General: correspondence, articles, and photos 1:1 bulk

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Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce in O.C. (1 of 3) 1:2 1987

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Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce in O.C. (2 of 3) 1:3 1987

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Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce in O.C. (3 of 3) 1:4 1987

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Campaign materials 1:5 bulk

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Campaign materials 1:6 bulk

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Asian Pacific American Law Journal Symposium 1:7 2001-03-09

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UCLA Asian Pacific American Law Journal, Volume 8, Number 1 1:8 2002

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City Council Farewell Party 1:9 2002-11-15

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City of Westminster miscellaneous documents 1:10 bulk

 

Series 2: Personal papers bulk

Arrangement

Series is organized chronologically by event and type of material.

Scope and Contents

The materials that comprise this collection detail parts of Lam's life from his time at Camp Asan in Guam to his successes in Orange County. The series includes correspondence, biographical information, and information about various awards won by Lam.
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General: correspondence and operations statements of Lam's early life in the U.S. 1:11 bulk

Language of Material: Some documents in this folder are written in Vietnamese.
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Camp Asan: correspondence, awards, and plans 1:12 bulk

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Biographical information: resumes and timelines 1:13 bulk

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Transcript of Lam's appeal in Gilbrook v. City of Westminster trial 1:14 1994

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Miscellaneous correspondence 1:15 bulk

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Vietnamese American National Gala 1:16 2005-05-02

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O.C. Register: 100 People Who Shaped Orange County 1:17 2005

 

Series 3: Clippings

Language of Material: Materials in this series are in English and Vietnamese.
Physical Description: 1 linear foot

Scope and Contents

This series is comprised of news clippings about Tony Lam's life and politics as well as articles about Vietnamese politics surrounding the Indochinese wars.
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Articles about Tony Lam (1 of 6) 1:18 bulk

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Articles about Tony Lam (2 of 6) 1:19 bulk

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Orange Coast magazine draft and final 1:20 1998-06

General

Orange Coast issue contains an article called "Sign of the Lam"
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Articles about Tony Lam (3 of 6) 1:21 1999

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Articles about Tony Lam (4 of 6) 1:22 bulk

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Articles about Tony Lam (5 of 6) 1:23 bulk

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Doanh nhan, Mr. Tony Lam 1:24 2006-12

General

Tony Lam article can be found on pages 32-36.
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Articles about Tony Lam (6 of 6), undated, partial, and miscellaneous 1:25 bulk

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Articles about Asan refugee camp 1:26 1975

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Articles about Westminster and Little Saigon 1:27 bulk

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Articles about Vietnam 1:28 bulk

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O.C. Register: 100 People Who Shaped Orange County 1:29 2005

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Westminster clippings 2:1 1988

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Articles about Vien Dong restaurant 2:2 bulk

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Articles about/by Lam's family 2:3 bulk

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Articles about Vietnamese refugees 2:4 bulk

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Orange Coast magazine 2:5 1990-03

General

Article about Lam's restaurant Vien Dong pages 113-119.
 

Series 4: Visual materials bulk

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Photos: Cam Ranh, Vietnam; Camp Asan, Guam; Florida; and Camp Pendleton 2:6 1975

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Photos: tennis tournament at Santa Ana High School 2:7 1982

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Photos: campaign headquarters 2:8 1990

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Campaign photos 2:9 1992

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Photos of Tony Lam being sworn in 2:10 1992

General

Lam's swearing in ceremony took place at the Huntington Beach Hilton Waterfront Hotel.
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Photos of re-election campaign fundraiser 2:11 1994

General

Re-election fundrasing dinner took place at Grand Garden restaurant in Westminster.
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Re-election open house 2:12 1998-10-16

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Photos of Tony Lam with students at La Quinta High School 2:13 1990

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Various Tony Lam photos 2:14 bulk