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Oakland's Chinatown (Images of America: California)

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Oakland's Chinatown has a history every bit as compelling as its more famous neighbor across San Francisco Bay. Chinese have been a presence in Oakland since the 1850s, bringing with them a rich and complex tradition that survived legalized discrimination that lingered until the 1950s. Once confined to a small area of downtown where restaurants stir-fried, laundries ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 25th 2004 by Arcadia Publishing (first published October 20th 2004)
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MK Fong
Jul 17, 2016 MK Fong rated it really liked it
A photo-documentary of Oakland Chinatown with some general facts.
What is evident is that much of Oakland Chinatown's history was either not
recorded or remains out there to be collected. Still, it is a good read to get
a sense of this community, one that I knew first-hand growing up.
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