Of Race and Reconciliation
Video by PBS
1885 Chinese Expulsion: Places & People – A Digital Story Map
This tour takes you to some of the places and people involved with the 1885 expulsion of Chinese merchants, laborers and their families from the city of Tacoma. It broadly recounts the history of the expulsion and provides context to the places associated with activities leading up to these events.
Created by Jennifer Callaghan of the Tacoma Historical Society
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