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Chin Lin Sou

Added by yongli on 02/16/2021 - 13:54, last changed on 02/16/2021 - 13:54
Cantonese immigrant Chin Lin Sou (1836–94) defied racial barriers to establish himself as an esteemed business and civic leader in Colorado. Not only do historians recognize Chin and his wife as the first Chinese American family in Colorado, but Chin and his descendants also established a positive...

Denver’s Chinatown

Added by yongli on 08/30/2016 - 11:27, last changed on 02/05/2022 - 10:22
For economic reasons, as well as to protect themselves from an Anglo-American culture that mostly viewed them with contempt, Denver ’s Chinese residents established an ethnic enclave in the city around 1870. The neighborhood endured decades of racially motivated violence and other forms of abuse,...
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