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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: People: Assimilation and the Crucible of the City
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Resource Menu: People
Text 1. The American Metropolis
Text 2. Coney Island
Text 3. Horatio Alger, Jr., Ragged Dick
Text 4. Lewis W. Hine photographs
Text 5. Jacob Riis, How the Other Lives
Text 6. Anzia Yezierska, Russians
Text 7. Two Wives
Text 8. Lee Chew, The Biography of a Chinaman
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Text 9. Exclusion
Text 10. Zitkala-Sa, Native Americans

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8.  Lee Chew, "The Biography of a Chinaman," Independent, 19 February 1903

    Boarding pass, 1911
Boarding pass, 1911
  
Printing

Length: 7 pages

Online Source History Matters, from George Mason University and the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)

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Also in History Matters:
   Opposition to Asian Immigration (1)
   Opposition to Asian Immigration (2)
   Opposition to Asian Immigration (3)
   Defense of Asian Immigration (1)
   Defense of Asian Immigration (2)
   Rock Springs Riot (1885): Chinese worker's statement
   Rock Springs Riot (1885): white men's reaction

Asian American Voices, from Digital History

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925, in American Memory, Library of Congress

Chinese Immigration to the United States, 1851-1900, lesson with documents, from American Memory, Library of Congress

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