significant dates in asian and chinese american history
Americans First: Chinese Americans and the Second World War (Asian American…
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Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources (Asian American History & Cultu) by Sucheng Chan. $20.31. 314 pages. Publisher: Temple University Press (December 28, 2005). Author: Sucheng Chan
Chinese American woman's dress, 1930s Many objects collected by the National Museum of American History document how ethnic traditions are preserved, passed on, and adapted. In 1992 curators acquired a collection of artifacts used by the family of Lee B. Lok, who immigrated to the United States from China in 1881 as a young boy. The collection also includes oral history interviews with Lee's children about their experiences growing up as Chinese Americans in New York City's Chinatown.
www.kqed.org/... This page gives a brief overview of Chinese American history with links to four other more specific subject areas: Angel Island, US immigration, US Foreign Policy, and China. There are links to helpful video and audio clips.
1ST LT. FRED GONG (CENTER), LEAD BOMBADIER ON B-17 FLYING FORTRESS DURING WWII While Pearl Harbor cast suspicion on Japanese Americans, it resulted in a more positive attitude about Chinese Americans. Suddenly, China was America's ally and Chinese Americans became the "good Asians." As patriotic fever swept through the country, thousands of Chinese American men enlisted. Credit: Chinese Historical Society of Southern California