Linh Lam

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Qui Lam Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster Oral History

Qui Lam is a Vietnamese-American shrimper living in Houma, Louisiana. Mr. Qui Lam was born in 1961, one of eight children, near the city of Rach Gia, South Vietnam. His father’s name was Bung Lam. His mother’s name was Hui Trang. Mr. Lam is of Chinese and Vietnamese descent. At a young age, Mr. Lam traveled with his father by boat to the market to help buy merchandise to resell in his stores, which were later taken by the Communist regime. After 1975, Mr. Lam began shrimping to earn a living, in addition to growing watermelon and potatoes.

Linda VanZandt, Linh Lam Houma, LA NOAA-NMFS, University of Southern Mississippi - Northern Gulf Institute