China 2227-Long, Long Ago

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Infinity Publishing, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 166 pages
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Diverse and true stories reveal the hardships of life in San Francisco Chinatown over half a century ago. A "got-to-read" book for devotees of ethnic history in America!
 

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Contents

Story Page 1 A Word Before Hand
1
Gold Mountain Big City
6
San Francisco Chinatown
7
Life In A Chinatown Cold Water Tenement Building
10
Grant Avenue
22
No Dogs Or Chinese Allowed
40
A Short Discourse On Chinese Restaurants
41
The Bootlegging Of Chinese White Whiskey
47
Chinese Gold Jewelry And Pawn Shops
89
The Woman In Black
93
On A Handshake Its A Deal
96
Ethnic Slurs From Chinaman to Chinamans Chance
104
Old Pals In Chinatown
108
No Chinese Mongolians or Convicts Shall Be Employed
114
The Conviction Of A Paper Son
116
The Legitimization Of A Paper Son
126

Some Thoughts And Tales About Gambling
55
Dream Dens Of The Opium Poppy Flower
73
Sweatshops Of Chinatown
81
Lee Shee Voyage 50 Ticket No 6
149
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