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Significant dates in Asian and Chinese American History. 1871-1905. Links to article in AsianWeek: The Voice of Asian America, Feb. 1, 2012.

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On Gold Mountain by my second cousin Lisa See about her mixed race Chinese American family history.

Amelia Lee was a racial and gender minority in 1910 when this photo was taken. The Page Act of 1875 had the intended effect of severely decreasing the population of Chinese Americans. Laws like the Page Act that specifically barred female Asian immigrants made it nearly impossible for those Chinese who were born in the U.S. or Chinese who had immigrated before 1882 to have families.This was the first and only time in U.S. history that a racial group was singled out for immigration exclusion.

Online Exhibit: Chinese American Women: A History of Resilience and Resistance

Chinese American Transnationalism: The Flow of People, Resources (Asian American History & Cultu) by Sucheng Chan. $20.31. Publisher: Temple University Press (December 28, 2005). Author: Sucheng Chan. 314 pages

History of the American West » Chinese immigrant working on the Trans-Continental Railroad.

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

Early American Country Homes: A Return to Simpler Living by Tim Tanner,

Polly Bemis was a Chinese American pioneer who lived in Idaho in the late 19th and early 20th century. Her story became a biographical novel, and was fictionalized in the 1991 film A Thousand Pieces of Gold.

This picture from national archives shows Chinese Americans marching for the right to help in World War II. According to national archives, this showed that they were loyal to America, and World War II served as a turning point for Chinese Americans. However, the Chinese people were still widely disliked by white American people.

Nature's Operating Instructions: The True Biotechnologies (The Bioneers Series) by Kenny Ausubel. $16.95. Series - The Bioneers Series. Publisher: Sierra Club Books; 1st edition (October 1, 2004). Publication: October 1, 2004