Becoming American: The Chinese Experience
The site for this PBS Bill Moyers special features a comprehensive timeline on Chinese-American history, interview transcripts and visitors’ stories regarding family, immigration and adjustment.
Ancestors in the Americas
The companion Web site to the series includes a timeline on Asian American history from the 1600s to the present, links and resources and individual stories which illustrate three Asian American experiences.
From Wikipedia, this site contains population statistics and information on Chinese immigration and communities worldwide.
Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States
From NARA, the U.S. National Archives & Records Administration, this paper on the U.S. government’s laws on Chinese immigration includes information on how to search archives and census records.
The West: Documents on Anti-Chinese Immigration Policy
Read documents on anti-Chinese immigration policy, including the Chinese Exclusion Treaty of 1880 and the Chinese Exclusion Act that followed.
Differences Between Chinese and American Culture
Created as part of a resource for Chinese students studying abroad in the U.S., this page outlines cultural differences and similarities on issues such as friendship, time, obligation and individuality.
Find out more about the filmmaker’s work in public art, multimedia installation, sculpture and environmental design.