Wilson Lee: Why I Founded the Chinese American Heritage Foundation

By Wilson Lee, Founder of Chinese American Heritage Foundation(CAHF) I would not be here were it not for those Chinese immigrants who escaped famine and came to America for opportunity — building the Transcontinental Railroad. My name is Wilson Lee. I am 5th generation, Chinese American. A descendant of Transcontinental Railroad workers. CAHF will sponsor […]

Chinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act Moves Forward

Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2018, — After US Senate passed a similar bill by unanimous consent earlier this year, 43 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives co-sponsored H.R. 2358 today. Texas Representative Lloyd Doggett, a supporter of HR2358, and Ed Gor, National President of CACA pose for a picture (provided by Chinese American WWII […]

Boston Nonprofit CAHF to Sponsor 2019 Rose Parade Float “Harmony Through Union”

Boston, Oct. 28, 2018, — The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF), a community-driven organization in Boston Chinatown that promotes the recognition and appreciation of the historical contributions made by Chinese-Americans to the United States, is fielding a “Harmony Through Union” float for the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Wilson Lee and Esther Lee are also […]

You Are Invited! Chinese American Experiences Mass. Memories Road Show

By Chinese Historical Society of New England Boston, May 30, 2018, — Welcome to the Chinese American Experiences Mass. Memories Road Show on June 2 at Pao Arts Center in Boston Chinatown. This May, Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) is celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Preservation Month, and we are […]

Chinese Historical Society of New England 2016 President’s Report

By: Sherry Dong, President of Chinese Historical Society of New England (CHSNE) We kicked off our 2016 program year with an animated annual dinner last October. Thank you to our sponsors, board members, volunteers, attendees, Sojourner awardees Arthur Wong and Gary Libby, and to our excellent key note presenters, Francis Chin and Vincent Lau. We […]

CHSNE Holds Public Presentation of chinatownatlas.org

Boston, June 23, 2016, — Chinese History Society of New England (CHSNE) celebrated the online launch of MIT Professor Emeritus Tunney Lee’s Boston Chinatown Atlas recently at Tufts Medical Center in Chinatown. According to Susan Chinsen, Managing Director of CHSNE, the launch of chinatownatlas.org has received $9,120 in donations as of today.

Author Martin B. Gold to Talk about Forbidden Citizens at Tufts University on 4/29

Boston, April 15, 2016, Attorney Martin B. Gold, author of Forbidden Citizens, will give a lecture about his book at Tufts University on April 29. This event is sponsored by the Chinese American Citizens Alliances(CACA) Boston Lodge, and hosted by Tufts University. Other sponsors include East Boston Savings Bank, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, the Greater […]

Transnationalism and 1930s British Cinema

By Na Ma, Ohio Univeristy The forms and institutions of mainstream British cinema have a hegemonic function. In fact, British Cinema is generally considered to have successfully shaped “the national life” and achieved a “high degree of consensus” (Adamthwaite 288). This significant element undoubtedly characterizes British society and contributed to the remarkable stability of British […]

The 242nd Boston Tea Party Anniversary Reenactment to Be Held on Dec 16

Boston, Dec. 3, 2015, — The Boston Tea Party comes alive this December! It’s Dec. 16, 1773 and trouble is brewing in Boston. Presented by Boston’s famed Old South Meeting House and the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, the 242nd Boston Tea Party Anniversary Reenactment is an opportunity to experience one of America’s most […]