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[Interview with Zoe, Grace, and Kai Purtell]

Description: Interview with Grace, Zoe, and Kai Purtell regarding their adoptions from Guangdong Province (Grace and Zoe) and Yunnan Province (Kai), China. At the time of the interview, Grace and Zoe (twins) were nine years old and Kai was five years old. Kai shares his adoption story and the surgeries he's had to correct his cleft palate. Zoe speaks about her desire to visit China when she's older and Grace speaks about her skill with drawing.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Purtell, Zoe; Purtell, Grace & Purtell, Kai
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History Interview with Jian Rzeszewicz]

Description: Oral history with Jian Rzeszewicz regarding her adoption to Washington from Zhan-Jian, Guadong Province, China. She shares what her childhood was like, particularly that the diversity of the general population in Washington helped her feel more accepted, and her parents' efforts to connect her to Chinese culture and other adoptees. She also discusses her connections to the other girls adopted at the same time as her and her trip to China where she visited the orphanage where she lived as a baby. She also shares the emotional impact of meeting her foster mother and her advocacy for adopted children in the United States.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Rzeszewicz, Jian
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview With Meikina Stuy]

Description: Interview with Meikina Stuy regarding her adoption from Guangdong Province, China, discussing her parents' search for her birth parents and her thoughts about her adoption.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Stuy, Meikina
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History With Longlan Stuy]

Description: Oral history of Longlan Stuy regarding the adoptions of Meikina, Meigon, and Meilan from Guangdong Province (Meikina and Meigon) and Henan Province (Meilan) in China. She shares her views on international adoption and the difficulties of sharing Chinese culture with her daughters in the United States. She also speaks about her work researching birth parents for adoptees.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Stuy, Longlan
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Timothy Tian Bao Estes]

Description: Oral history with Timothy Tian Bao Estes regarding his adoption from Luyong SWI in Hunan Province, China at the age of 14. He describes his childhood in China, growing up with a woman who took him in and in an orphanage and his adoption to the United States. He also speaks about his experiences as a teenager in Washington, the difficulties of adjusting to his new circumstances and how he joined the Jobs Corps program and later, Americorps.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Estes, Timothy Tian Bao
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview With Meilan Stuy]

Description: Interview with Meilan Stuy regarding her adoption from Henan Province, China. She shares what information she knows about her birth family and the circumstances surrounding her adoption. She also speaks about learning that Longlan was not her biological mother and how she deals with questions about her family.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Stuy, Meilan
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview with Carlos Maldonado]

Description: Interview with Carlos Maldonado regarding the adoption of Ivy Maldonado from Yiwu, China. He speaks about their decision to adopt, and particularly from China, and what the early years with Ivy were like. He shares some of Ivy's medical challenges, physically and psychologically, and the ups and downs of their relationship.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maldonado, Carlos
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview With Zoi Kunkle and Pat Jacobs-Kunkle]

Description: Interview with Zoi Kunkle and her mother, Pat Jacobs-Kunkle, regarding Zoi's adoption from Chenzhou City in Hunan Province, China. Zoi describes her future aspirations and her interests in her birth family and early life in China. Her mother shares her and her husband's decision to adopt and from China in particular, and their thoughts on searching for Zoi's birth family.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Kunkle, Zoi Yi Xing & Jacobs-Kunkle, Pat
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Maria]

Description: Oral history with Maria regarding the adoption of Li Hua from Hunan Province, China. Maria speaks about searching for Li Hua's birth family and Li Hua's feelings about finding her birth parents. She also speaks about the logistics around searching for Li Hua's birth family and that the search began rather informally while Li Hua and her brother were traveling in China.
Date: unknown
Creator: Maria
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History With Naomi Ji]

Description: Oral History with Naomi Ji regarding her adoption from Shanghai to the United Kingdom. She speaks about her university studies, growing up in rural England, and her experiences traveling internationally. She then shares her impressions of issues surrounding international and transracial adoption in the United Kingdom including the availability of resources and support networks to adoptees and families. She also discusses her Youtube channel, why she began making videos, and the videos she's created.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Naomi Ji
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview with Avery Kimberlin]

Description: Narrative history of Avery Kimberlin regarding her adoption from Jiangsu Province, China, describing what she knows about her adoption and how she reacts to questions or comments about being adopted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kimberlin, Avery
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview of Caroline Heath's Parents Conducted by Caroline Heath]

Description: Interview of Caroline Heath's parents conducted by Caroline Heath (age 10), regarding her adoption of from the Yuangchun SWI in Guangdong Province, China. Caroline interviews her parents, asking them why they wanted to adopt her, why her mother has maintained their Chinese adoption group, what were their experiences in China, and what being a parent is like.
Date: [2017..]
Creator: Heath, Caroline
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Helena Hong and Elena Triginer]

Description: Oral History with Helena Hong and Elena Triginer regarding the adoption of Helena Hong from Heilongjiang Province, Hegang to Barcelona Spain. Helena speaks about her childhood in China and how she came to live in the orphanage and Elena describes her decision to adopt and particularly to adopt an older child. Helena also shares how she established contact with the family she lived with in China through social media and her decision to not maintain contact at the time of the interview. They both speak about the transition to living in Spain. The interview is conducted in English, Catalan, and Mandarin with Shanshan Zhang acting as Mandarin interpreter.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Hong, Helena & Triginer, Elena
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Nora Brock]

Description: Oral history with Nora Brock discussing her visit to China on her eighth birthday and describing the experience of "blending in" in China. She also speaks about her life in Texas, describing her school classes and interests.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Brock, Nora
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview with Tina Fletcher]

Description: Interview with Tina Fletcher regarding the adoption of Lily Selvaggi from the Guigang City SWI, Guangxi Province, China, speaking about her motivations for adopting from China and how she and her family made the decision to adopt. She also speaks about the experiences of raising an Asian child in a predominantly white area and her experiences regarding her own adoption.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Fletcher, Tina
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview With Lily Stafeil]

Description: Interview with Lily Stafeil regarding her adoption from Guangdong Province, China. This interview took place when Lily was nine years old and she speaks about her friends and favorite activities at school. Lily shares what she knows about her adoption story, China in general, and that she'd like to visit China when she's older.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Stafeil, Lily
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History With Zoe Watts]

Description: Oral history interview with Zoe Watts regarding her adoption from Yulin, China. She shares her adoption story and her experience of meeting her foster mother. She also discusses her childhood in Texas, dealing with casual racism and stereotypes, and participation in her local Families with Children from China chapter. She also speaks about her grappling with her identity.
Date: 2016~
Creator: Watts, Zoe
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview with Mary Ann and Anthony Tomasek]

Description: Interview with Mary Ann and Anthony Tomasek regarding the adoptions of Jencie and Juliann Tomasek from Hubei Province (Jencie) and Guangdong Province (Juliann), China. They speak about how they decided to adopt from China, what the adoption process entailed, and their trips of China to get their children. They also share their efforts to teach the girls about Chinese culture and their daughters' interest in their birth families.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Tomasek, Mary Ann & Tomasek, Anthony
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Grace Davis]

Description: Oral history with Grace Davis regarding her adoption by Kathryn Thompson and Scott Davis from Sichaun Province, China, describing her experiences growing up in California as an adopted child. She speaks about her school, friends, and interactions with Chinese culture.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Davis, Grace
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview with Bobbie and Vic Sterner]

Description: Interview with Bobbie and Vic Sterner regarding the adoption of of their two daughters from China. They speak about their decision to adopt from China and the challenges surrounding identity, particularly for adopted children of a different race than their parents. They describe one of their daughter's adoption from the United States foster care system following a failed adoption to a family in Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sterner, Bobbie & Sterner, Vic
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Darrell and Betsey Isley]

Description: Oral history with Darrell and Betsey Isley regarding the adoption of Delaney Isley from Chongqing Province, discussing their decision to adopt from China and the adoption process. They also speak about their efforts to connect their daughter to other Chinese adoptees and Chinese culture.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Isley, Darrell
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview With Emi and Diane Pennington]

Description: Interview with Emi and Diane Pennington regarding the adoption of Emi Pennington from Shaoyang, Hunan Province, China. Diane shares how she arrived at her decision to adopt from China and speaks about their family dynamic. Both Emi and Diane share their feelings about the public reactions to them together. Emi also speaks about her feelings on visiting China or searching for her birth parents.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Pennington, Emi & Pennington, Diane
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Interview with Audrey Copeland]

Description: Narrative history of Audrey Copeland regarding her adoption by Lori Hall from the Maogang Social Welfare Institute in Maoming, Guagdong Province, China. She describes her desire to visit China and her experiences growing up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Copeland, Audrey
Partner: St. Edward’s University

[Oral History with Bai Yi Min Foxweldon]

Description: Oral history interview with Bai Yi Min Foxweldon regarding her adoption from Kunming, China, describing her experiences as an adoptee growing up in the United States, her thoughts on international adoption, and the general issues surrounding adoption.
Date: 2015~
Creator: Foxweldon, Bai Yi Ming Mershon Blasek (Ming)
Partner: St. Edward’s University
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