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The Opium Dens of Territorial Prescott - Sharlot Hall Museum Library & Archives

The Opium Dens of Territorial Prescott - Sharlot Hall Museum Library & Archives | Chinese American history | Scoop.it
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Opium smoking was not illegal until 1909 and was associated with Chinese immigrants in Prescott,Arizona, as in other communities with Chinese.  However, most Chinese did not use opium nor was its use limited to the Chinese as many whites also smoked opium.
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Chinese in Hollywood Book

This is theIndiegogo fundraising video for the "Chinese in Hollywood" book by Jenni Cho with the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California 

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THe Indiegogo fundraiser was a "go" "go" and the book, Chinese in Hollywood by Jenni Cho which visually documented some of the major contributions of Chinese American to the movies has just been published!

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Researching Olympia – Contents | Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum

Researching Olympia – Contents | Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum | Chinese American history | Scoop.it
Articles Bibliography Chinese Olympia Image Bibliography Links to other helpful sites Transcriptions Where Are
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An exemplary historical society site from Olympia, Washington that includes much material on the Chinese pioneers of the region.  The content is arranged into several useful topics:

Chinese OlympiaEchtle: Olympia's Historic Chinese CommunityOlympia's Historic Chinese CommunityOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - ChinatownsOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - Chinese CemeteryOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - FamiliesOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - Interpretive MarkerOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - LaundriesOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - LinksOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - Market GardensOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - Origins and Early ArrivalsOlympia's Historic Chinese Community - RestaurantsOlympia's Historic Chinese History - Railroads and Riots
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