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You May Not Know About The First Chinese Americans, But You Should

Huffington Post
July 7, 2014
. . .We may not read about them in junior high school, but Anna May Wong, Wong Chin Foo, and Hazel Ying Lee are part of a great American saga. This fall, an exhibit in New York will attempt to tell it, through historic documents, maps, artworks, artifacts, and ephemera. Of the more than 200 items displayed in "Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion" many belong to the collection of the New York Historical Society, whose building will house the exhibit. Other sources include private collectors, various museums and historical societies, as well as the Library of Congress. Read more . . .
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