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Korean American Digital Archive: Documents of the KNA Building

The Korean-American Digital Archive documents the Korean-American community during the period of resistance to Japanese rule in Korea, and reveals the organizational and private experience of Koreans in America between 1903 and 1965.

Introduction

DOCUMENTS OF THE KNA BUILDING. The Korean National Association building dedicated in Los Angeles in 1938, served as the headquarters for several Korean organizations. Among these were the Korean National Association (Kungminhoe) itself, the United Korean Committee in America, the Korean Chamber of Commerce in America, the Korea Relief Society, and the newspaper Sinhan Minbo (New Korea). The documents in this collection are the records that have remained in the KNA building to the present day and document many of the major events of the first 60 years of Koreans in America.

Finding aid

DOCUMENTS OF THE KNA BUILDING

Individuals Mentioned in KNA Documents

Box 1: Kungminhoe 국민회 : annual meetings

Box 2: Kungminhoe 국민회 : documents

Box 3: Kungminhoe 국민회 : Los Angeles. records

Box 4: Kungminhoe 국민회. Membership records

Box 5: Kungminhoe 국민회 : correspondence

Box 6: Kungminhoe 국민회. Accounts

Box 7: Kungminhoe 국민회. Financial records. (1;

Box 8: Kungminhoe 국민회. Financial records. (2) [Not scanned]

Box 9: Sinhan Minbo (신한민보)

Box 10: United Korean Committee in America 련합회

Box 11: United Korean Committee (cont); Korean Commission

Box 12: Various organizations

Box 13: Immigrants and students

Box 14: Miscellaneous

Box 1: Kungminhoe : annual meetings

대한인국민회대십자대표대회회록 (1945)
(Kungminhoe. Annual meeting record, 1945 (10th))

대한인국민회대십일/대십이자대표대회회록 (1946, 1948)
Kungminhoe. Taepyo Taehoe (che 11, 12-cha); Taeuiwonhoe (che 38, 39-hoe), 1946, 1948. Hoeuirok.

대한인국민회대십삼자대표대회회록 (1949)
Kungminhoe. Taepyo Taehoe (che 13-cha); Taeuiwonhoe (che 40-hoe), 1949. Hoeuirok.

대한인국민회중앙집행위존회 (1945-1960)
Kungminhoe. Chungang Chiphaeng Wiwonhoe. Members and minutes of the meeting

대한인국민회대십자대표대회회록 (1952-1960)
Kungminhoe. Annual meeting record, 1952-1960

대한인국민회대이십자대표대회회록 (1955)
Kungminhoe. Che Isipcha Taepyo Taehoe, 1955 (20th)

대한인국민회중앙집행위존회 (1959)
Kungminhoe. Chungang Chiphaeng Wiwonhoe : meeting record, 1959

대한인국민회대이십이자대표대회회록 (1957)
Kungminhoe. Taepyo Taehoe (che 22-cha), 1957. Hoeuirok

Kungminhoe. Chungang Sangmu Wiwonhoe. Minutes, 1959-1961

대한인국민회대이십사자대표대회회록 (1960)
Kungminhoe. Annual meeting record, 1960 (24th)

Kungminhoe. Kungmin Chonche Taepyo Taehoe, 1962 (27th)

국민회. 대표 대회 (제55차); 1964. 회의록
Kungminhoe. Taepyo Taehoe (che 55-cha); 1964. Hoeuirok

국민회. 대의원 대회 (제2차); 1964. 회의록
Kungminhoe. Taeuiwon Taehoe(che 2-cha), 1964. Hoeuirok

Box 2: Kungminhoe : documents Taehanin Kungminhoe Honjang

Taehanin Kungminhoe Honjang (an)

Taehanin Kungminhoe Honjang

Taehanin Kungminhoe Honjang

The Charter of Korean National Association (1st draft)

The Charter of Korean National Association

국민회. 공문(제36호)
Kungmihoe. Kongmun(che 36-ho)

Taehanin Kungminhoe pyong Mi chibang chonghoe sachon-ibaek-sasibyukyondo taeuihoe uigyol tung

Kungminhoe. Resolutions

Kungminhoe. Taepyo Taehoe (che 17-cha); 1952. Hoeuirok

Kungminhoe. Propositions of Sacramento Kungminhoe

Kungminhoe. Proposition from Los Angeles Kungminhoe

국민회. 샌프란시스코 회의 제의안. 1964
Kungminhoe. Cheuian (San Francisco). 1964

Chungang taehoe e cheui hal Sanghang chibang ui cheui an

Kungminhoe. Authorization for Mexico City Kungminhoe

Kungminhoe. Report on changing YKNA name

Kungminhoe. Meeting program (1960)

Kungminhoe. Chungang Sangmubu Wiwonhoe. Minutes

Kungminhoe. Samu ingye kwangyeso

Kungminhoe. Applications for tax exempt status

Kungminhoe. Monthly meeting announcement

Box 3: Kungminhoe : Los Angeles. records Kungminhoe Nasong Chibanghoe ilgi, 1926-1935

Kungminhoe. Los Angeles. Meeting minutes

Nasong Chibang Kungminhoe Cheui an

Kungminhoe. Los Angeles. Meeting minutes

Kungminhoe. Los Angeles. Meeting records

Kungminhoe. Los Angeles. Meeting records

Box 4: Kungminhoe. Membership records Kungminhoe. Officer lists, local chapters

Kungminhoe. Officers, central and local

Kungminhoe. Member tracking

Kungminhoe. Annual meeting attendance

Kungminhoe. Membership list

Kungminhoe. Election ballots

Kungminhoe. Chonghoe taeuiwon (Chapter delegates)

Kungminhoe. Membership list

Kungminhoe. Iphoe wonso (Membership applications)

Kungminhoe. Membership address list

Box 5: Kungminhoe : correspondence Kungminhoe. Tongjiso

Kungminhoe. Cuba. Kongmun

Kungminhoe. Cuba. Pogo

Kungminhoe. Cuba. Assorted papers

Kungminhoe. Mexico. Papers

Kungminhoe. U.S. local chapters. Papers

국민회. 문서 모음
Kungminhoe. Assorted papers. 1932-1974

Kungminhoe. Correspondence, pre-World War II

Kungminhoe. Correspondence, World War II

Kungminhoe. Correspondence, post-World War II to 1959

국민회. 서신. 1960-1974
Kungminhoe. Correspondence. 1960-1974

Box 6: Kungminhoe. Accounts Kungminhoe. Chonghoe ilgo : suip, chichul

Kungminhoe. Accounts : donation list

Kungminhoe. Chichulbu

Kungminhoe. Suipbu

Kungminhoe. Kyongsangbi gum suji ilgi

Kungminhoe. Kungminhoe Changnip Osipchunyon Kinyom Kyongchukkum

Kungminhoe. Chaewon songnip kum

Kungminhoe. Mutual aid accounts

국민회. 소득세금. 1948-1966
Kungminhoe. Soduksegum (payroll records)

Box 7: Kungminhoe. Financial records. (1) Kungminhoe. Financial report

Kungminhoe. Central Committee budget report

Kungminhoe. Financial records

Kungminhoe. Membership dues

Kungminhoe. Distribution of expenses

Kungminhoe. Receipt book

Kungminhoe. Receipt book

Kungminhoe. Various donation records

Kungminhoe. Donation records for relief

국민회. 부원 적립금
Kungminhoe. Puwon chongnipkum

Kungminhoe. Donation records for relief

국민회. 상조부. 1944-1964
Kungminhoe. Mutual aid accounts

Kungminhoe. Projects financial records

Kungminhoe. I-il kinyomgum

Box 8: Kungminhoe. Financial records. (2) Not scanned Kungminhoe. Account ledger.

Kungminhoe. Bank account book.

Kungminhoe. Financial records.

Kungminhoe. Financial records.

Kungminhoe. Cancelled checks.

Box 9: Sinhan Minbo Jeyoul Whang. Correspondence

Sinhan Minbo. Official Reports

국민회. 신한 민보. 서한, 1965년 이전
Kungminhoe. Sinhan Minbo. Correspondence, pre-1965

Sinhan Minbo. Correspondence, post-1965

Microfilming of Sinhan Minbo

Sinhan Minbo. Statements on Circulation

Sinhan Minbo. Assorted papers

Yi Chong-gun's appointment as reporter

Tukpyol suip chichulchang

Box 10: United Korean Committee in America Jacob Kyuang Dunn. Correspondence

Sidai Hahn. Correspondence

Myrna K. Chambers. Correspondence

Assorted correspondence

United Korean Committee relations with Syngman Rhee

United Korean Committee. Press releases / Proclamations

상공회의소. 국민회. 회칙. 1943-1964
Sanggonghoeuiso. Kungminhoe. Bylaws. 1943-1964

Yonhaphoe Chiphaengbu Hoerok

United Korean Committee. Financial records

United Korean Committee. Checkbook with cancelled checks

United Korean Committee. Financial Reports

Box 11: United Korean Committee (cont); Korean Commission Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938: Compliance

Koreans in Montana: 1942 'census'

Registration of Koreans in USA

Registration of Koreans in Mexico

Registration of Koreans in Cuba

Korean Commission. Bulletin

Korean Commission. Press release announcing a petition to the French Ambassador in regard to the Shanghai Bombing Incident

Korean Commission. Advisory notice for Koreans in U.S., Mexico, Cuba to register

Korean Commission. Meeting announcement

Korean Commission. Open letter by Ben Limb

Korean Commission. Sononso / Syngman Rhee, Henry C. DeYoung, Won Soon Lee

Korean Commission. Chaemi Hanjok Yonhap Wiwonhoe ilgaenyon kyehoek

Korean Commission. Financial reports

Korean Inventions and Discoveries

Facts About Korea

Korean Provisional Government. Statement

Box 12: Various organizations Korea Economic Society. Directory of members

Korea Economic Society. Correspondence

Inquiries to Korea Economic Society

상공회의소. 국민회. 회칙. 1943-1964
Sanggonghoeuiso. Kungminhoe. Bylaws. 1943-1964

Korean Chamber of Commerce in America. Bulletin

Korean Chamber of Commerce in America. Correspondence

Personal inquiries to the Korean Chamber of Commerce in America

Business Inquiries to Korean Chamber of Commerce in America

Korean Trade Directory listings

Korean Chamber of Commerce in America. Membership drive

Korean Chamber of Commerce in America / Trade Association of Korea

Korean Chamber of Commerce in America. Administrative papers

Korean Chamber of Commerce in America. Assorted documents

Korean Methodist Church, Los Angeles

Hanin Kongjehoe (Korean Mutual Benefit Association). Meeting record book

Hanin Kongjehoe (Korean Mutual Benefit Association). Papers

Minjok Hyongmyongdang (Korean National Revolutionary Party). North American Branch. Cheuian

Hanin Kujehoe (Korea Relief Society). Bylaws

Hanin Kujehoe (Korea Relief Society). Official correspondence

Hanin Kujehoe (Korea Relief Society). Donors

Hanin Kujehoe (Korea Relief Society). Correspondence

Hanin Kujehoe (Korea Relief Society). Correspondence

Hanin Kujehoe (Korea Relief Society). Financial records

Korea Relief Society. Assorted receipts, etc.

Namgaju Haninhoe (Korean Society of Southern California)

Sanghang Yoja Aeguktan (San Francisco Women's Patriotic League). Meeting and financial record book

Sanghang Yoja Aeguktan (San Francisco Women's Patriotic League). Chaemu pogo

Taehanin Yoja Aeguktan (Korean Women's Patriotic League). Constitution

Taehanin Yoja Aeguktan (Korean Women's Patriotic League). Papers

Korean Red Cross Society, North American Division. Donation lists

Hwabu Hanin Yuhaksaenghoe. Hoechik

Box 13: Immigrants and students Listing of Korean immigrants to USA

Record on the Kungminhoe member, 1930

Birth/death/marriage records, 1931

Birth/death/marriage records, 1932

Birth/death/marriage records, 1934

Birth/death/marriage records, 1935

Birth/death/marriage records, 1936

Birth/death/marriage records, 1938

Personal data for a Who's Who among Koreans in America

List of Korean families in California

List of Korean families in Mexico

List of Koreans in US armed forces

Application Blank for Koreans or Korean-Americans Who Desire to Serve in the War Against Japan

Chaemi Hanjok ingu chosapyo

Census of Koreans in Sacramento

Korean Consulate General (San Francisco). Student Roster

Korean Consulate General (San Francisco). List of the Students Registered

Namgaju Hanin yuhaksaeng myongdan

Sinhan Minbo clippings, annotated with personal information

U.S. Department of Justice. Press release regarding immigrant statistics

Notes on individuals and personal information

Memorial record: Young Ruke Kim (3/19/1884-7/12/1967)

Telephone list

Box 14: Miscellaneous Sonon / Hanguk Yuil Tongniptang Sanghae Choksonghoe

Four newspaper articles about Korea, re-typed

What sort of man is the Korean?

Chapter I : beginning of intercourse

The song of the defeated

Proclamation of Korean Independence (English)

American Consul General (Shanghai) to Philip Ahn.

Shanghai Bombing Incident, 1932 : "China Press" articles

Shanghai Bombing Incident, 1932 : "China Weekly Review" articles

Shanghai Bombing Incident, 1932 : "North-China Daily News" articles

Shanghai Bombing Incident, 1932: "Shanghai Evening Post & Mercury" articles

Letter frorm Yi Sin-myong to Paik Il-gyu (+ envelope)

Olympic Games, Los Angeles

Korean-American Council : letters, article

Syngman Rhee open letters

Korea / C. Jhung

Aeguk chisadul ui yorun kwa ku taechaek e hosoham

Christian Friends of Korea. Bulletin no. 2

News clippings

Shuhsi Hsu (biographical sketch)+envelope

"The Grass Roof" (radio script)

Edward W. Pai : an outline of Korea's place in the post-war world trade

U.S. Department of State. Press Release

Summary of financial aid and initial rehabilitation program for one year for Korea

Koreans on Tinian Give $666 to U.S

U.S. Senate Slip Bill (S.730) 79:1

Korean Affairs Institute : press release

Henry Chung DeYoung polemics

South Korean Interim Government. Papers

Books to read on Korea

Korean Underground Reports to CIA

Statements in Revindication of the Chinese and the Korean Peoples for the Restoration of their Lost Territories, Rights and Liberty

Korean organizations in Los Angeles ; card calendar

Mugunghwa kakpon

Yi Dynasty government organization chart

Taehan Minguk Aegukka = Korean national Hymn

Korean National Anthem

Ahn's deposition