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Printouts of research material

File consists of printouts of material relating to Chinese-Canadian and American history. Includes material from the Museum of the City of San Francisco, the Washington Post, text of court case US vs. Wong Kim Ark, a thesis ("Resistance to the Anti-Chinese Movement"), online free course material from UC Berkeley, and other material. Subjects discussed include: Chinese immigration to San Francisco, Ambrose Bierce, Knights of Labor, resistance to the Anti-Chinese movement between 1852-1905, Angel Island, the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and Tuscon's Chinese Heritage.

"Golden Gate" film celebration at the Chinatown History Museum

File consists of a booklet from New York's Chinatown History Museum's hosting of the film "Golden Gate". It includes archival photographs from the museum, and discusses life in Chinatown in the 1950s, including a list of secondary sources to research for additional information.

Chinatown research material

File consists of a news clipping discussing a historical site at 346 Spadina Avenue, copies of the Chinatown History Museum newsletter, and photocopied sections from Working People, a book by Desmond Martin with Terry Copp, about Chinatowns in Canada and the US.

Photocopies of research materials

File consists of various research materials about Chinese-Canadian culture and immigrations. Includes an article from the Asianadian,which was published between 1978-1985. The article is from the vol. 2, no.4 issue, and is titled, "A 'Prison' For Chinese Immigrants" by Chuen-Yan David Lai. It discusses the former Immigration Building,built by the federal government in the city of Victoria, at the corner of Ontario Street and Dallas Road. It was demolished in November 1977. File also includes a short story by Anne Jew, titled, "Everyone Talked Loudly in Chinatown", a short story by Evelyn Lau, titled, "Glass" published in February 1989,A short story titled, "The Demon Fire Carriage Road" by Su-Chong Lim (no date), and poems by Jim Wong-Chu ("It Won't Be A Stylish Marriage") and Ho Hon Leung ("A Symphonic Poem 'Unfinished' for Rose Li Kin Hong", each published in Winter 1983. Also includes an article discussing the life and work of Jim Wong-Chu, a community advocate, organizer, radio producer/broadcaster, photographer, and poet.

Veteran's file

File consists of research material relating to Chinese Canadian veterans. Includes a pamphlet titled, "A Walking Tour of Vancouver's Chinatown", written by Paul Yee which includes archival photos from the Vancouver City Archives, and descriptions of historical spaces in Chinatown. File also includes handwritten notes by Wayson focusing on the records of Chinese World War II veterans, a list of sources and contacts connected to the Chinese Canadian War Veterans Project in Victoria, a contact list for Chinese Canadian Veterans Associations in Victoria, a contact sheet of specific individuals from the Chinese Canadian community who "are helpful contacts, willing to discuss their experiences and thoughts on Chinese Canadian history", a list of Chinese Associations in British Columbia, a list of historical societies and museums in British Columbia, a list of resource centres throughout British Columbia, and copies of material from the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver. This material includes a transcript of a production about Chinatown, a bibliography of sources used in the creation of the production, an article from August 1944 discussing Chinese Canadians in Vancouver wanting to enlist in World War II, and to earn the right to vote, and a report from sometime after 1927 discussing Chinese and Japanese Canadian populations in Canada, produced by the White Canada Association in Vancouver, British Columbia. File also includes two copies of a publication entitled Chinese Canadian War Veterans Oral History Project from July 1996 which includes archival photos and conversations with Chinese Canadian World War II veterans.

Printed copy of an Anthony DePalma article

File consists of a printout of an article by Anthony DePalma for the New York Times about Hong Kong immigrants to Vancouver. Article was mailed to Wayson by Jacob Zilber. Item includes a note from Jacob to Wayson which reads: "Sonny - Mike sent this to us - we thought you'd be interested. Love, Jake."

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