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Title:
Lily Phan fonds

Date(s):
[ca. 1999]-2009

Physical Description:
25 cm of textual records. -- 30 photographs. -- 22 posters. -- 1 compact disc. -- 1 video disc

History:
Lily Phan, 1977- , was born in Hanoi, Vietnam. Her family were political refugees, and she arrived in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1982. She studied at York University, and moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2002. Her experience as a refugee led to a strong commitment to social justice activism. She was involved in several radical political organizations, and took leadership roles in the Activista Social Club, Calgary Coalition against War and Occupation, and MAYworks Festival of Community Solidarity and Culture.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, petitions, news releases, articles, newsletters, pamphlets, leaflets, brochures, handbills, posters, a video disk , and other information on social activist organizations and causes that Lily Phan was involved in, including Activista Social Club, Alberta Coalition against Poverty, Bridgeland-Riverside Community Association, Calgarians for Fair Trade, Calgary Coalition against War and Occupation, Communist Party of Canada, G8 protests, GlobalAware Canada, Herland feminist film festival, International Peace Rally and Vigil for the People of Iraq, June 26th March and Street Party, Logistics Collective, and MAYworks Festival of Community Solidarity and Culture.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Lily Phan, 2009.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/phan.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-9390

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