Interview: Xichuan "Matt" Zhang

Title

Interview: Xichuan "Matt" Zhang

Description

Matt Zhang discusses his journey from Shaanxi Province, China to Delaware, then to Northeast Philadelphia. He starts by discussing his childhood and what he knew about the United States growing up. From there, the conversation shifts to how Zhang came to the United States and the cultural difference and challenges he face when he first arrived. He highlights his purpose for coming to the United States and what he likes about Philadelphia, as well as future goals he has set for himself.

Date

March 9, 2019

Rights

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries

Identifier

2019oh0148_irw0079

Interviewer

Colleen Dougherty

Interviewee

Xichuan "Matt" Zhang

Sort Priority

0036

Interview Keyword

Tai chi
College environment
College students--Social conditions
Universities and colleges.
Pucheng Xian (Shaanxi Sheng, China)
Shaanxi Sheng (China)
Childhood

Indexed By

Colleen Dougherty

Files

zhang_oh.jpg


Citation

“Interview: Xichuan "Matt" Zhang,” Philly Immigration, accessed September 16, 2021, https://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/1059.

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