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Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project

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The Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project will capture, preserve and aggregate the names of those Chinese Americans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces—Army, Army Air Corps, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine—and create the only database of its kind of the achievements and contributions of Chinese Americans during the Second World War. The perpetuation of their legacy enriches the history of this country.

If you have stories, documents, or other materials about the Chinese Americans in WWII, contact Chinese American WWII Veterans Recognition Project  https://www.caww2.org/preservation to help preserve these memories.

See the website for registration instructions and contact information.

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Repeal (Magnuson Act of 1943)

Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Repeal
(Magnuson Act of 1943)

排華法案廢除75週年紀念(1943年的沃倫 馬格努森法案)
DATE:  Sunday, December 16      12月16日 星期日
PLACE:  Wing Luke Museum,  陸榮昌亞洲博物館
719 S. King St. Seattle, Washington
CONTACT: info@cacaseattle.org
FREE : Open to the Public
EVENT SCHEDULE:
11:00—11:30 am     Ceremony of Commemoration 紀念儀式
11:30—noon            Light snacks 簡易點心
Noon—2:00 pm       Stories from the past 來自過去的故事

On December 17, 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed into law the Chinese Exclusion Repeal Act of 1943, also known as the Magnuson Act. The Magnuson Act of 1943 was proposed by Senator Warren G. Magnuson when he was a member of the House of Representatives WA-1.  Join us in commemorating the Repeal of the discriminatory Chinese Exclusion Act.

Thank you to our COMMUNITY PARTNERS:
Cathay Post #186, China Club of Seattle, Chinese American Forum, CISC, CIE Seattle, Ho Nam Luke Family Association, The Jade Guild, Kin On, Northwest Kung Fu and Fitness, OCA Greater Seattle, Seattle Chong Wa Benevolent Association, Seattle Lee Family Association, Seattle Yee Fung Toy Association, Society of Chinese American Aerospace Association

Edward Bing Kan: 1st Chinese-American Naturalized after Repeal of Chinese Exclusion

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Edward Bing Kan: The First Chinese-American Naturalized After the Repeal of Chinese Exclusion:

Edward Bing Kan: The First Chinese-American Naturalized after Repeal of Chinese Exclusion

[05/17/2013 article on the website for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at https://www.uscis.gov.%5D

Chinese Ancestry Day at Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Saturday, 26 May 2018

May is Asian & Pacific Heritage Month

IT’S ALMOST HERE – REGISTER BY MAY 24
CHINESE ANCESTRY DAY
Chinese Ancestry Day Oakland 26 May 2018

Saturday, May 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center, 388 Ninth St., Suite 290, Oakland CA 94607

A unique opportunity for those of Chinese descent
Enjoy a day with the experts!
Learn the basics of Chinese American genealogy and how to build your family tree.

Keynote speaker: FELICIA LOWE
The Bay Area filmmaker discusses the Chinese American experience and shows excerpts from her movie “Chinese Couplets,” about uncovering her mother’s hidden past.

Other speakers:
GRANT DIN: “The Importance of Family Stories”

MARISA LOUIE LEE: “Chinese Exclusion Records at the National Archives”

JOHN WONG: “A Pilgrimage to Your Ancestral Village”

General Admission $60: California Genealogical Society Members $40
Door prizes: a DNA test kit, subscriptions to Ancestry.com, Fold3.com and more.
Lunch from Peony Restaurant included

Registration and details: https://tinyurl.com/yaw549p2

Go to CaliforniaAncestors.org for more information.

California Genealogical Society and Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2, Oakland, CA 94612-3031
(510) 663-1358