Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur
The Museum of the Gulf Coast in Port Arthur is embarking on several oral history projects over the next few years. Beginning on June 7 and running to August 3, 2014, the Museum of the Gulf Coast will host the traveling exhibition The Soul of Vietnam: a Portrait of the North. The Museum staff hopes to use this opportunity to embark on an exciting oral history project. Port Arthur has a significant Vietnamese population. The first-generation immigrants came to the United States in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.
This exhibit will be followed by two others in 2015. For information, people should check out the Museum's website http://www.museumofthegulfcoast.org/ and click on the 'Contact Us' button or call the main number 409-982-7000 for general information.
The Museum of the Gulf Coast has agreed to serve as local co-host for one of the Texas Historical Commission's upcoming "When the Lone Star State met the Iron Curtain: Recollections of Texas in the Cold War" oral history training workshops. Once funding for the workshop is secured, the Texas Historical Commission will post the date and times for the workshop. For now, please visit our Texas in the Cold War webpage for more information about the overall project.