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The Chinese Massacre: Oct. 24, 1871 — Part 4

The New York Daily Tribune of Nov. 11, 1871, also carried an account of the massacre. Chinese Massacre Part 1 | Part 2| Part 3   Wong Chin, a merchant, was the first victim of the hanging. He was led … Continue reading

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The Chinese Massacre: Oct. 24, 1871 – Part 2

Here’s the San Francisco Bulletin’s Oct. 25, 1871, coverage of the massacre, as republished in the Carroll (Iowa) Herald on Nov. 22, 1871. [This link works now but it may be broken eventually as Google tinkers with its newspaper archives]. … Continue reading

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The Chinese Massacre: Oct. 24, 1871 — Part 1

I hadn’t planned to get into the Chinese Massacre until I wrapped up the Zoot Suit Riots, but Google’s recent changes in its news archives pressed me to get the material online before the newspapers disappear. For decades, the average … Continue reading

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