By 2013 North American Chinese Invitational Volleyball Tournament(NACIVT) Organizers In the late 1930′s, there was not much for young Chinese laundry workers to do anything else other than work. Just about ten years earlier, the Immigration Act of 1924 had effectively shut the door on all immigration from Asia to the United States declaring that […]
By Changhong Zhang, bostonese.com Boston, Nov. 21, 2014, — The Chinese version of Late Glory: Arthur Wong and Chinese American WWII Veterans Who Liberated Europe is in production now. Co-authored by David Li and Amy Yang, the biography is published by Boston Bilingual Media and Publishing Inc (BBMP). An English version of the biography will […]
Boston, Nov. 17, 2014, — The history of Boston Tea Party comes alive this December. It’s December 16, 1773 and trouble was brewing in Boston. Presented by Boston’s famed Old South Meeting House and the new Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, the 241st Boston Tea Party Anniversary & Annual Reenactment is an opportunity for the public […]
San Jose, Nov. 12, 2014, — Iris Chang, who is credited with increasing awareness of wartime atrocities in Asia with her famous book The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocuast of World War II, was remembered on the 10th anniversary of her death Sunday.
By Beatrice Lee, bostonese.com columnist Medford, Oct. 15, 2014, –We went to see the Mayan exhibit in the science Museum last weekend, now that it’s open to the public you would enjoy that very much. Entrance to the exhibition (Photos by Jing Xia).
James Wong Howe, (Aug. 28, 1899 – July 12, 1976), one of the greatest cinematographers of the American film industry, was born in Guangzhou, China, and brought by his parents to the United States at the age of five. In his legendary Hallywood career as cinematographer, Mr. Howe worked on over 130 films, and was […]
By Sherry Dong, president of Chinese History Society of New England (CHSNE), on Sept. 24, 2014 Halfway through the week, we hope we can help you ease into the weekend with the Chinese Historical Society of New England’s annual banquet. Thank you Susan Chinsen for introducing tonight’s program. Last year we were pleased to welcome […]
Boston, Sept. 19, 2014, –Boston is renowned for its innovative, world-class medical centers, and Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center is high on that list. While the hospital’s reputation for superior care is well known, surprisingly few Bostonians are familiar with its unique history. Authors Lucie Prinz, Jacoba van Schaik, and Floating Hospital […]
All Yin and Yang Press Books on Chinese American history are now available in e-book (kindle, epub, and pdf) as well as paper versions. Descriptions and reviews by scholars and comments from readers are provided in this announcement. For convenient online ordering, click on the following links. paperback ($14.95) e-books ($2.99) Photographs of the […]
From chineseamericanheroes.org World War II didn’t start on December 7, 1941, the “Day of Infamy” with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. It didn’t even start on September 1, 1939 with the German invasion of Poland. The seeds of World War II started in the immediate aftermath of World War I, both in Europe and […]