Fun history story...
Series: Images of America
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (May 6, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 0.3 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 651226
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
The history of Chinatown in Los Angeles is as vibrant as the city itself. In 1850, the U.S. Census recorded only two Chinese men in Los Angeles who worked as domestic servants. During the second half of the 19th century, a Chinese settlement developed around the present-day El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument. Chinese Americans persevered against violence, racism, housing discrimination, exclusion laws, unfair taxation, and physical disp...