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Upon retiring from academia, I became a Chinese American.
Upon retiring from academia, I became a Chinese American.

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How Chinese in the 1870s Came to Be in Places Like Topeka, Peoria, and Chattanooga
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Chinese in the 1870s Came to Be in Places  Like Topeka, Peoria, and Chattanooga When gold was discovered in 1848 in northern California, there were not many Chinese in the U.S. especially beyond the western states. Such was still true in 1870, but Chine...
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"Chinaman Tires of White Wife"
Around 1910, a Chinese laundryman in Meridian, Mississippi, Lum Jack,* married a young white girl even though mixed marriages between races was illegal.  Apparently, the officiant of the wedding did not realize Lum Jack was a "Chinaman," and when it was rdi...
"Chinaman Tires of White Wife"
"Chinaman Tires of White Wife"
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Mocked for not returning laundry without a ticket, Chinese laundrymen are praised for "their" laundry bags
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Mocked for not returning laundry without a ticket, Chinese laundrymen are praised for "their" laundry bags
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Immigration history "repeating" itself
19th Century Visions of the Yellow Peril
19th Century Visions of the Yellow Peril
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19th Century Visions of the Yellow Peril
When one hears about the "Chinese Invasion" nowadays, it probably refers to affluent Chinese  from Taiwan and mainland China buying expensive homes in exclusive neighborhoods, often sight unseen and paid for in cash. Over a century ago, a different form of ...
19th Century Visions of the Yellow Peril
19th Century Visions of the Yellow Peril
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A memoir of the life of a Chinese immigrant couple and their 4 American-born children operating a laundry in the Deep South before the civil rights activism of the 60s against the Jim Crow 'laws' against people of color.
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Why Did Henry Ward Beecher Oppose Chinese Exclusion?
Henry Ward Beecher, one of the most famous men in America around the time of the Civil War, was a clergyman, noted orator, and social reformer who championed the abolition of slavery, advocated women's suffrage, and opposed the exclusion of Chinese immigran...
Why Did Henry Ward Beecher Oppose Chinese Exclusion?
Why Did Henry Ward Beecher Oppose Chinese Exclusion?
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