Angel Island

Angel Island

Immigrant Gateway to America

eBook - 2010
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From 1910 to 1940, the Angel Island immigration station in San Francisco served as the processing and detention center for over one million people from around the world. The majority of newcomers came from China and Japan, but there were also immigrants from India, the Philippines, Korea, Russia, Mexico, and over seventy other countries. The full history of these immigrants and their experiences on Angel Island is told for the first time in this landmark book, published to commemorate the immigration station's 100th anniversary. Based on extensive new research and oral histories, Angel Island.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780199750559
0199750556
9781280594960
1280594969
9780199734085
0199734089
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 394 pages) : illustrations, map
Additional Contributors: Yung, Judy

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