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Chinese American portraits : personal histories 1828-1988

Author: Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chinese Americans have been making significant contributions to all aspects of life in the United States for more than a century and a half, but their accomplishments have usually been overlooked. Chinese American Portraits tells their compelling stories, accompanied by more than 150 historic and contemporary photographs"--Book cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCunn, Ruthanne Lum.
Chinese American portraits.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©1988
(OCoLC)749118675
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruthanne Lum McCunn
ISBN: 0877014914 9780877014911 0877015805 9780877015802
OCLC Number: 17106732
Description: 174 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: Pioneers. Yung Wing and the Chinese Educational Mission ; Mary Bong, frontierswoman ; Lue Gim Gong, horticulturist ; Mary and Joseph Tape and their fight for education ; Chin Gee-hee, railroad baron ; Ing Hay, healer and Lung On, entrepreneur ; Wong Sing, merchant prince ; Li Khai Fai and Kong Tai Heong, physicians and community leaders --
Generations. Arlee Hen and Black Chinese ; Chin Lung's gold mountain promise ; The Jung family album ; The Lai family, reclaiming history --
Contemporaries. Eleanor Wong Telemaque, American-born and foreign ; Harry Lee, Chinese cowboy ; Adrienne Telemaque versus Suzie Wong ; Pamela Wong and her search for roots ; Ho Yuet Fung, immigrant --
Some major legislation affecting Chinese in America.
Responsibility: by Ruthanne Lum McCunn.

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"Chinese Americans have been making significant contributions to all aspects of life in the United States for more than a century and a half, but their accomplishments have usually been overlooked. Chinese American Portraits tells their compelling stories, accompanied by more than 150 historic and contemporary photographs"--Book cover.

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