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  • Author:
    Chinatown Museum Foundation,Chuimei Ho,Soo Lon Moy
  • ISBN:
    0738534447
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    978-0738534442
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    Arcadia Publishing; First Edition edition (August 22, 2005)
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    128 pages
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Chinese in Chicago, 1870-1945. Part of the Images of America: Illinois Series).

Chinese in Chicago, 1870-1945. by Chinatown Museum Foundation.

Chinatown Museum Foundation is the author of Chinese in Chicago .

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Ms. Soo Lon Moy teaches at Robert Healy Elementary School and is the exhibition curator.

A companion volume to the exhibition Paper Sons, organized by the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, this book explores the history of Chinese immigrants in Chicago-their culture, livelihoods, communities, families, and businesses. Four members of the Chinatown Museum Foundation wrote this book. Dr. Chuimei Ho is a scholar of Chinese art and archaeology and the Foundation's president. Ms.

Chuimei Ho and Soo Lon Moy of the Chinatown Museum Foundation wrote that "there must have been . The Chinese American Museum of Chicago is in Chinatown. Chinese in Chicago, 1870-1945. Arcadia Publishing, 2005. ISBN 0738534447, 9780738534442.

Chuimei Ho and Soo Lon Moy of the Chinatown Museum Foundation wrote that "there must have been others who avoided government notice. Some Chinese immigration began after the Chinese exclusion laws were repealed in 1943. During the 1950s the Chinese population grew from 3,000 to 6,000. Taiwanese and Hong Kong immigrants settled in Chicago in the 1950s and 1960s. Chinese American Service League is in Chinatown, Chicago. As of 1995 Chicago had four daily Chinese newspapers.

Chinese in Chicago: 1870 - 1945 (IL) (Images of America). The book situates these stories in larger contexts, specially the Chinese American transnational world, providing extraordinary insights into the connection between the local and the global.

CHINESE IN CHICAGO The first wave of Chinese immigrants came to Chicagoland in the 1870s, after the . Images of America (Arcadia Publishing).

CHINESE IN CHICAGO The first wave of Chinese immigrants came to Chicagoland in the 1870s, after the transcontinental railway connected the Pacific Coast to Chicago. In 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act prevented working-class Chinese from entering the . except men who could prove they were American citizens. For more than 60 years, many Chinese immigrants had acquired documents helping to prove that they were born in America or had a parent who was a citizen.

Chuimei Ho, Soo Lon Moy, Chinatown Museum Foundation. The first wave of Chinese immigrants came to Chicagoland in the 1870s, after the transcontinental railway connected the Pacific Coast to Chicago. The men who bore these false identities were called -paper sons.

The Chinatown Museum Foundation, the parent organization of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago, a 501(c)(3) non-profit . 238 W 23rd St, Chicago (IL), 60616, United States.

The Chinatown Museum Foundation, the parent organization of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation located in Chicago, Illin.

The Chinatown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, is on the South Side (located in. .

The Chinatown neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, is on the South Side (located in the Armour Square community area), centered on Cermak and Wentworth Avenues, and is an example of an American Chinatown, or ethnic-Chinese neighborhood. By the 2000 Census, Chicago Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas has 68,021 Chinese. Chicago is the second oldest settlement of Chinese in America after the Chinese fled persecution in California.

The Chinese that first came to Illinois were mostly urban Chinese. They were restaurateurs, grocers, launderers

The Chinese that first came to Illinois were mostly urban Chinese. They were restaurateurs, grocers, launderers. Among the Chinese-owned businesses along Clark Street between Van Buren and Harrison, according to an 1889 Tribune report, were eight grocery stores, two drug stores, two butcher shops, two barber shops, a cigar factory and a restaurant

The first wave of Chinese immigrants came to Chicagoland in the 1870s, after the transcontinental railway connected the Pacific Coast to Chicago. In 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act prevented working-class Chinese from entering the U.S., except men who could prove they were American citizens. For more than 60 years, many Chinese immigrants had acquired documents helping to prove that they were born in America or had a parent who was a citizen. The men who bore these false identities were called "paper sons." A second wave of Chinese immigrants arrived after the repeal of the Act in 1943, seeking economic opportunity and to be reunited with their families.

Zadora
Written by the staff of the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, this excellent overview of the history of Chinese Americans in Chicago since their arrival in 1870 continues the Arcadia series format of many excellent historical photographs, many never before published,
accompanied by captions and text that place them in their historical context.
AnnyMars
Very important piece of Chinese American History
Samugor
This was a gift to a relative who lived in Chicago during the time period. Her wedding picture was included in the book. She is now 100 and loves the book. This was a wonderful buy and grand shopping service.
Barinirm
good
Celak
My profound disappointment with American Chinatown: A People's History of Five Neighborhoods, which just could not find a Chinatown of note between New York and Las Vegas lead me to seek out this book, and I'm so glad that I found it. At 128 pages it is a deceptively slim book; though there are only 10 pages of conventional text, there are 111 pages of wonderful black and white photos with very detailed and informative captions.

Four separate Chicagoans contributed five separate chapters of one or two pages of text followed by page after page of photos to this history of the Chinese in Chicago up to 1945:

1. Seeking a New World by Chuimei Ho
2. Filling the Rice Bowl by Grace Hong Chun
3. The Rise of Chinatown by Chuimei Ho
4. A World with Few Women by Soo Lon Moy
5. Becoming American by Bennet Bronson

Of course as only the first half of the story, this book is necessarily short on useful travel information because so many of the places described herein no longer exist, but I for one look forward to visiting the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago after it reopens (it was recently damaged by fire). This book was issued in part as a companion piece to the inaugural exhibition of this museum, "Paper Sons--Chinese in the Midwest 1870-1945", and assuming this exhibition was not too badly damaged in the fire, I look forward to finally seeing it when the museum reopens and to reading the second half of the story when it is published.

In the meantime Arcadia Publishing has put out other volumes in their Images of America series focusing on other also forgotten Midwestern Chinatowns: Chinese Milwaukee (WI) and Chinese In St. Louis: 1857-2007 (MO).
Dakora
It is a long overdue photo publication on Chinese immigrants in Chicago and neighboring States by Chinese American Museum of Chicago Chinatown, in personal livelihoods, families, communities, culture and interaction with the American society. These pioneers collectively put out their effort, blood and tears in making Chicago Chinatown among the best. This book is a community album of historical value and significance. It represented an era of Chinese struggle in coming and making a life in the middle of America. Despite the odds, hardship and discrimination, they contributed to the society with determination, endeavor and sacrifice. This book makes a documentary and honors this odyssey. The repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1943 and the different waves of Chinese immigrantions brought along profound changes. Refreshing this forgotten history, this volume is an encouragement for the new comers to excel in poltics, encomics, academic, medicine and art to insure that history will not repeat itself for the 60 years of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 by Congress. It is expected the next edition "Chinese in Chicago, 1945-2005" will be as promising and exciting as this one.

A sister publication, Chinese St Louis, published in 2004 will be another good title.
Llbery
I loved this book. It really informed me about the history of the Chinese in America. Excellent images and narratives.