The Early Chinese Canadians, 1858-1947


Subject:
History By Place , Canada

Description:
This presentation invites readers to "explore the social and political history of Canada's early Chinese communities." Features essays, photos, government documents, letters, head tax records (Chinese immigrants were required to pay tax starting in 1885), a 1918 film clip of a funeral procession, a 1905 recording of a Cantonese folk song, suggested readings and links, and other material on early Chinese Canadian history. In English and French. From Library and Archives Canada.

Publisher:
Library and Archives Canada

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/chinese-canadians/index-e.html


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