Now available online for Remembering 1882
Selected texts of the Chinese Exclusion Laws
Page Law of 1875
Chinese Exclusion Act of 1892
Sources Quoted in the Remembering 1882 Traveling Exhibit
Burlingame Treaty of 1868
Chan Kiu Sing, 1904, quoted in Mary Elizabeth Burroughs Roberts Smith Coolidge, Chinese Immigration, New York: H. Holt and Company, 1909.
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Fu Chi Hao, “My Reception in America,” The Outlook 1907 Vol 86: 770-773.
Ho Yow, “Chinese Exclusion, a Benefit or a Harm?” North American Review 1901 Vol 173: 314-330.
Jee Gam (also written Gee Gam), “The Geary Act: From the Standpoint of a Christian Chinese,” Our Bethany, 1892, in Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present, Compiled and edited by Judy Yung, Gordon H. Chang, and Him Mark Lai, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.*
Pennsylvania & Reading Coal & Iron Company spokesman, [Zinn]
Wickliffe, John C., “Negro Suffrage a Failure: Shall We Abolish It?” Forum 1892.
Wilson, Thomas B., LL.D., “Why the Chinese Exclusion Law Should be Modified,” Overland Monthly, 1911.
Woo, Gilbert, “One Hundred Seven Chinese,” September 7, 1943 Chinese Times column, in Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present, Compiled and edited by Judy Yung, Gordon H. Chang, and Him Mark Lai, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.*
Yan Phou Lee, “The Chinese Must Stay,” North American Review 1889 Vol. 148(389): 476-483.
Almaguer, Tomás. 1994. Racial Fault Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California. Berkeley: University of California.
Barde, Robert, “An Alleged Wife: One Immigrant in the Chinese Exclusion Era,” Prologue Magazine, Spring 2004, Vol. 36 No. 1.
Campi, Alicia J. “Closed
Borders and Mass Deportations: The Lessons of the Barred Zone Act,”
Chinn, Thomas W., Him Mark Lai, and Philip P. Choy, eds. 1969. A History of the Chinese in California. San Francisco: Chinese Historical Society of America.*
Choy, Philip P., Lorraine Dong, and Marlon K. Hom, The Coming Man: 19th Century American Perceptions of the Chinese, Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1994.
Coolidge, Mary Elizabeth Burroughs Roberts Smith, Chinese Immigration, New York: H. Holt and Company, 1909.
Dasmann, Raymond F. “Environmental Changes before and after the Gold Rush,” Chapter 5 in A Golden State: Mining and Economic Development in Gold Rush California, James J. Rawls and Richard J. Orsi, editors, 1999.
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Harper’s Weekly, “The Chinese American Experience: 1857-1892.” Includes primary sources originally published in Harper's
Hing, Bill Ong, Making and Remaking Asian America through Immigration Policy, 1850-1990, Stanford Univ. Press, 1993.
Hing, Bill Ong, Defining America through Immigration Policy, Philadelphia: Temple Univ. Press, 2004.
Hittell, John S., “The Benefits of Chinese Immigration,” Overland Monthly 1886 Vol 7 (38): 120-124.
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Lai, Him Mark, "A Voice of Reason: Life and Times of Gilbert Woo, Chinese American Journalist," Chinese America: History and Perspectives 1992 Vol. 6: 83-123, San Francisco: Chinese Historical Society of America.*
Lai, Him Mark, Genny Lim, Judy Yung, Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940, San Francisco: Hoc Doi (History of Chinese Detained on Island), 1980.*
Lyman, Stanford M., 2000, “The ‘Chinese Question’ and American Labor Historians,” New Politics 2000 Vol. 7(28).
Marcus, Chuck, Beret Aune, and Katie Wadell, All Persons Born or Naturalized ... The Legacy of US v Wong Kim Ark, UC Hastings College of the Law Library Exhibit, 2001.
McClain, Charles J., In Search of Equality: The Chinese Struggle Against Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century America, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.
McMahon, Suzanne, Echoes
of Freedom: South Asian Pioneers in California, 1899-1965, Bancroft Library Exhibit, University of California, Berkeley
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Naruta, Anna, Creating Whiteness in California: Racialization Processes, Land, and Policy in the Context of California’s Chinese Exclusion Movements, 1850 to 1910. A historical and archaeological study of the Chinatowns and early development of Sacramento, San Jose, Los Angeles, Riverside, and Oakland, Ph.D. diss., University of California, Berkeley, 2006.
National Humanities Center, “Power in the Gilded Age,” Toolbox Library: Primary Resources in U.S. History and Literature, 2005. Includes resources for teachers
Perkins, George C., Chinese exclusion. Speech of Hon. George C. Perkins, of California, in the Senate of the United States, Wednesday, November 1, 1893. The provisions of the new Chinese law, Washington, D.C., Reprinted in Thomas B. Reed, Modern Eloquence Vol XIV: Political Oratory, Philadelphia: John D. Morris and Company, 1903.
Perkins, George C., “Why the Chinese Menace Our Institutions,” In Notable Speeches by Notable Speakers of the Greater West, Ed. Harr Wagner, San Francisco: The Whitaker and Ray Company, 1902.
Takaki, Ronald, A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America, Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.
Tchen, John Kuo Wei, Genthe's Photographs of San Francisco Chinatown, NY: Dover, 1984.*
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., On Lynchings: Southern Horrors, A Red Record, Mob Rule in New Orleans, New York: Arno Press and the New York Times, 1969 [1892, 1895, 1900].
Wormser, Richard, Bill Jersey, Sam Pollar, and William R. Grant, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, 1992.
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Yu, Connie Young, Chinatown, San Jose, USA, San Jose, CA: History San José, 2001.*
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