The Chinese Must Go!

The Daily Ledger, Tacoma, Washington Territory, Wednesday, September 30, 1885 The Chinese Must Go The Preamble and Resolutions Adopted by the Puget Sound Anti-Chinese Congress. On Monday evening last, at Seattle, W.T., the following preamble and resolutions were adopted by the delegates from various cities and towns on Puget Sound, who had convened to formulateContinue reading “The Chinese Must Go!”

Tacoma Chinese Expulsion References

I’m starting a new novel about a love story between a white woman and a Chinese man in Tacoma in 1883-1885, leading up to the expulsion of the Chinese from Tacoma in November 1885. To prepare, I’m reading a lot of articles from the Tacoma Daily Ledger from those early years of Tacoma. I planContinue reading “Tacoma Chinese Expulsion References”