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Chinese-Americans in Minnesota: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles

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Articles

Wing Young and Ken Huie, Duluth.“Liang May Seen and the Early Chinese Community in Minneapolis,” by Sarah Refo Mason.
Article in Minnesota History, vol. 54, no. 5 (spring 1995), pages 223-233.
MNHS call number: Digital copy

“Mirrored Identities: The Moys of St. Paul,” by Sherri Gebert Fuller.
Article in Minnesota History, vol. 57, no. 4 (winter 2000/2001), pages 162-181.
MNHS call number: Digital copy

Books

Yee Sing Woo standing in front of Yee Sing Laundry, 1319 Nicollet, Minneapolis

Chinese in Minnesota, by Sherri Gebert Fuller. 
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2004.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F615.C5 F85 2004, also available for purchase

“The Chinese,” by Sarah R. Mason. 
Chapter in They Chose Minnesota: A Survey of the State’s Ethnic Groups, edited by June D. Holmquist.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1981.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F615.A1 T45, also available for purchase.

It’s Crazy to Stay Chinese in Minnesota, by Eleanor Wong Telemaque.
Nashville: T. Nelson, 1978.
MNHS call number: F615.C5 Z984

Chinese in America, by Alison Behnke.
Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 2005.
MNHS call number: E184.C5 B45 2005

The Chinese in America, by Otis Gibson.
Cincinnati: Hitchcock & Walden, 1877.
MNHS call number: E184.C5 G4

Bitter Strength: A Brief History of the Chinese in the United States, 1850-1870, by Gunther Barth.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1964
MNHS call number: E184.C5 B2

Chinese American Portraits: Personal Histories, 1828-1988, by Ruthanne Lum McCunn.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988.
MNHS call number: E184.C5 M195 1988

The Chinese Experience in America, by Shih-shan Henry Tsai.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.
MNHS call number: E184.C5 T833 1986

The Chinese in America, 1820-1943: A Chronology & Fact Book, by William L. Tung.
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1974.
MNHS call number: E184.C5 T86

Ethnic Enterprise in America: Business and Welfare Among Chinese, Japanese, and Blacks, by Ivan H. Light.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1972.
MNHS call number: HD2346.U5 L54

Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans, by Ronald Takaki.
New York: Penguin Books, 1990.
MNHS call number: E184.O6 T35 1990

Oriental Children in American Homes, by Frances M. Koh.
Minneapolis: East-West Press, 1981.
MNHS call number: HV881 .K64

Asian American Genealogical Sourcebook, Paula K. Byers, editor.
Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research, 1995.
MNHS call number: E184.O6 A828 1995

Asian and Pacific American Experiences: Women’s Perspectives, Nobuya Tsuchida, editor; Linda M. Mealey, Gail Thoen, associate editors.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, Asian/Pacific American Learning Resource Center, and General College, 1982.
MNHS call number: E184.O6 A74

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