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Guide to the Letha Cooke Clippings on Southeast Asian Communities in Central California MS.SEA.050
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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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    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Letha Cooke clippings on Southeast Asian communities in Central California. MS-SEA050. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    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.