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Cho (Joseph) papers
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Description
Joseph Cho (1943 - ) is a Korean American journalist, entrepreneur, and politician. He served as a councilmember and mayor of the City of Cerritos. The collection consists of photographs, VHS videotapes, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, scrapbooks, correspondence and other documents mostly dating from the 1980s to the 2000s. The items are on the topics of the City of Cerritos, council meetings, election campaigns, Korean American history, events in Southern California, a unification of North and South Korea, and other aspects of Joseph Cho's life.
Background
Joseph Cho (1943 - ) is a Korean American journalist, entrepreneur, and a public servant. Born in Kyushu, Japan, he grew up in South Korea, and received a bachelor's degree from Seoul National University in 1966. Prior to immigrating to America in 1974, he worked as a high school teacher, and served as an Air Force Officer during his compulsory military service.
Extent
12.46 Linear Feet 11 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Department of the East Asian Library at eal@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the East Asian Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFFSITE. Advance notice required for access.