Jack O'Connell Hmong collection, 1980-1990

O'Connell, Jack, author

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 0.8 linear ft. (2 archives boxes)
  • Arrangement Alphabetical order
  • OCLC ocm71831848
  • Finding Aids
    • Finding aid available in Special Collections & Archives


  • Collection is open to the public.
  • Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright not owned by the University of Wisconsin--Eau Claire. This collection is available for transfer through the Area Research Center Network. Contact Special Collections & Archives for more information.


  • The collection consists of records from several Hmong social service agencies, including the Eau Claire Hmong Mutual Assistance Association, the Indochinese Refugee Committee, and the St. Olaf Refugee Committee. Fragmentary records of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education District One courses for Hmong refugees contain curricular and limited student information. The collection also includes information on Hmong demographics in Wisconsin and newspaper clippings about the Eau Claire area Hmong population.


  • Jack O'Connell, an Eau Claire area resident and English as a second language instructor at the Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was an active participant in several Eau Claire organizations that served the Hmong immigrant community and appears to have been integral to the development of Hmong-oriented vocational and technical education in the Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education District One.
  • Materials are in English.


  • Boxes 1-2. Shelf location A10/2h
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