Online Exhibits

The Him Mark Lai Digital Archive (麦礼谦数码档案)

Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) Museum

The Him Mark Lai Digital Archive is an ongoing project dedicated to the lifelong work of Him Mark Lai, a historian known as the “Master Archivist” who gave legitimacy to Chinese American history.


Work of Giants: The Chinese and the Building of the First Transcontinental Railroad

Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) Museum


Chinese Overseas – Challenges and Contributions (海外华人:挑战与贡献)

An Exhibit in Bernice Layne Brown Gallery, Doe Library
University of California, Berkeley

Co-sponsored by:

The Bancroft Library
Center for Chinese Studies Library
East Asian Library
Ethnic Studies Library
South/Southeast Asia Library

Exhibit curators: Wei Chi Poon & Virginia Jing-yi Shih


Chinese American美籍华人: Exclusion/Inclusion 

(September 26, 2014 – April 19, 2015)

Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion chronicles the complex history of the Chinese in America, from the early days of the China trade to the history of Chinese immigration and the life of Chinese Americans. The title encapsulates the challenges of immigration, citizenship, and belonging that shaped both the Chinese American experience and the development of America as a nation.

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