Sample case files for Asian immigration to the U.S. A typical case file contains the individual's name, place and date of birth, physical appearance, occupation, names and relationships of other family members, and family history. The files may contain certificates of identity and residency; correspondence; coaching materials used by "paper sons"; INS findings, recommendations, and decisions; maps of immigrant family residences and villages in China; original marriage certificates; individual and family photographs; verbatim transcripts of INS interrogations and special boards of inquiry; and witnesses' statements and affidavits.
A list of collections of the Austin History Center containing valuable materials about Austin’s Asian American communities, available at the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library. http://library.austintexas.gov/ahc
Information on the historical, political, demographic, and cultural issues that affect today's diverse Asian American population. This page focus specifically on Chinese Americans, but other pages may also be useful. The author of the website is a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Digital images from collections at the Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley; the Ethnic Studies Library, University of California Berkeley; and the California Historical Society, San Francisco.
More than 4,000 images and 3,000 texts about the Chinese in California. Browse topics such as Chinese Exclusion Act or Immigration to find digitized images and documents. Calisphere is a service of the University of California Libraries.
This digital archive from Stanford University provides access to a selection of photographs, manuscripts, payroll records, digitized newspaper articles, and more, all related to the subject of Chinese Railroad Workers in the 1800s.
Four interviews comprising information about Chinese American businesses, organizations and events in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area between 1940-2002. The challenges of trans-national families, global politics and Chinese American identities are also woven throughout the interviews.
Letters written to Wah Lee, Chinese American, throughout his service in the American Army Air Corps, including during World War II. Part of the Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC), housed at the University of Idaho’s Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology in Moscow, Idaho.