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SAN DIEGO—Jiātíng gùshì: Workshop session I

July 27, 2019 @ 3:00 am5:00 am



SAN DIEGO—On July 27, the San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum will host the first of six oral history workshops, under the project title Jiātíng gùshì. Community members and their families are invited to share and record memories and stories at the Museum’s Pei Chen Liu and Tsun-Nien Chang Library at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension on J Street in San Diego’s Asian-Pacific Thematic Historic District.

Each workshop will convene Museum community members to share stories related to one of six different themes, inspired by objects of the Museum’s permanent collection. Themes include: Ah Quin: a founding father of San Diego ○ Chinese markets in downtown San Diego ○ Chinese laundries in downtown San Diego ○ Stories of Chinese-American veterans ○ The Chinese Mission Church ○ The creation of the Asian-Pacific Thematic Historic District in downtown San Diego

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum 

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension

328 J Street

San Diego, CA 92101

Located 1 block from the Convention Center Trolley Station (served by the Green Line). Two-hour metered parking ($1.25 per hour with a 2-hour limit) is available in front of the museum and on nearby streets. Independent paid parking lots are also located nearby.

Members of the public are welcome to sit in on workshop sessions, which are free with purchase of Museum admission ($5). RSVP @ ​https://www.sdchm.org/event/jiating-gushi-workshop-session-i/​.

For more information about Jiātíng gùshì, please visit https://www.sdchm.org/jiating-gushi-intergenerational-oral-history-project-at-the-sdchm/​

This program is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant


July 27, 2019
3:00 am – 5:00 am
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San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum


San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum
328 J Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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