Resources

Books:

Hildebrand, Lorraine, STRAW HATS, SANDALS AND STEEL: The Chinese in Washington State (Ethnic History Series), 1977.  

Andrew Gyory, CLOSING THE GATE: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act (University of North Carolina Press). 

Murray Morgan, PUGET’S SOUND: A Narrative of Early Tacoma (University of Washington Press). 

Jean Pfaelzer, DRIVEN OUT: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans (Random House Hardcover; ISBN 978-1-4000-6134-1). http://www.udel.edu/PR/drivenout/aboutbook.html

Christopher Corbett, THE POKER BRIDE: The First Chinese in the Wild West (Atlantic Monthly Press).

Yung, J., Chang, G.H. and Lai, H.M. eds. Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present (Berkeley: University of California Press), 2006.

Kwong, Peter, Chinese American: The Immigrant Experience (Universe), 2000.

Sandmeyer, Elmer Clarence & Daniels, Roger, The Anti-Chinese Movement in California (reprint), 1991.

Chang, Iris, The Chinese in America (Penguin), 2004.

Saxton, Alexander, The Indispensable Enemy: Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California (University of California Press).

Articles:

Karlin, Jules A. “The Anti-Chinese Outbreaks in Tacoma, 1885” Pacific Historical Review 23 (August 1954).

Karlin, Jules A. “The Anti-Chinese Outbreaks in Seattle, 1885-1886” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 39 (April 1948).

Links:

http://www.cetel.org/res.html
Asian American history and culture websites and guides to other resources hosted by the Center for Educational Telecommunications, Berkeley, CA

http://www.capaa.wa.gov/data/timeline.shtml
Washington State Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&File_Id=2745
Article on the Tacoma Expulsion in History Link, the free online encycolpedia of Washington history

http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/Website/Classroom%20Materials/… Lesson on the Anti-Chinese Movement in the Pacific Northwest

http://www.wingluke.org/
The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, WA

http://www.chsa.org/
Chinese Historical Society of America (San Francisco, CA)

http://www.pbs.org/becomingamerican/chineseexperience.html
Public television’s documentary series about the Chinese American experience and links to resources

http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~ericmar/catimeline.html
Timeline of Chinese American history

http://us_asians.tripod.com/timeline-1875.html
Interesting multi-media timeline packed with information

http://angelisland.org/history/
Angel Island, where immigrants from Asia were processed from 1910 to 1040

http://immigrants.harpweek.com/ChineseAmericans/4ItemsByIndex/AntiChineseTopPage.htm
Harper’s Weekly cartoons, illustrations, and articles from the period of the Anti-Chinese Movement

http://immigrants.harpweek.com/ChineseAmericans/Items/Item095L.htm
Article and lithograph of March 6, 1886 in Harper’s Weekly of the Anti-Chinese Riot at Seattle

http://immigrants.harpweek.com/ChineseAmericans/Items/Item094.htm
Editorial of November 21, 1885: Crimes Against the Chinese

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_Exclusion_Act
Historical summary of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Springs_massacre
Information on the Rock Springs Massacre in Wyoming which occurred just before the Tacoma Expulsion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-Chinese_violence_in_Washington

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma_riot_of_1885

http://nwhm.org/online-exhibits/chinese/1.html
Online exhibit on Chinese American women’s history

Parks:

http://www.vancouverchinesegarden.com/
Dr. Sun Yat Sen Chinese Garden, Vancouver, B.C. Canada

http://www.portlandchinesegarden.org/
Portland Chinese Classical Garden, Lan Su Yuan, Portland, OR