Chinese Dialect Groups

About Project

Initiated in 1984, this project traces the transformation of Chinese migrant society and details topics such as family background, domestic life and childhood, migration to Singapore, the Japanese occupation, work experience including in coolie houses, community and social structures like secret societies, religion and customs, festivals, recreation, marriage and family life, politics and community identity. More than 200 interviews were conducted.

Names of Interviewees in Chinese Dialect Groups