Background Essay on San Francisco's Chinatown (short version, with text supports)

This essay describes the origins of San Francisco's Chinatown, as well as some of its major economic, political, and social features. The essay also describes the challenges San Francisco's Chinese community faced from the city's white politicians and residents.


Source | Adapted by American Social History Project from “San Francisco Chinatown,” The Regents of the University of California, 2005, http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/chineseinca/sfchinatown.html.
Creator | Bancroft Library
Item Type | Article/Essay
Cite This document | Bancroft Library, “Background Essay on San Francisco's Chinatown (short version, with text supports),” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 20, 2014, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1926.