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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
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
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.