Island : poetry and history of Chinese immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940

by H. Mark Lai

Other authorsJudy Yung, Genny Lim
Paper Book, 1980

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Available

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Publication

[San Francisco, Calif.] (1095 Market St., Room 601, San Francisco, Calif. 94104) : HOC DOI (History of Chinese Detained on Island), c1980.

Description

Angel Island, in San Francisco Bay, was the entry, internment center, and often closest approach to the US for Chinese immigrants in the early 20th century. Here are the thoughts they carved and inkbrushed on their barrack's walls, discovered after the center closed in 1940. Facing pages of Chinese and English. No index.

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