America's Other Immigrant Isle
- apology for persecution. Mangaliman, Jessie // Chinese American Forum;Jul2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the statement of Assemblyman Paul Fong, a grandson of a Chinese immigrant interned at Angel Island in California, concerning the persecution and abuse suffered by Chinese immigrants. His goal is to convince the federal government to issue an apology and legislate redress...
- Roger Daniels, immigration historian. Ernsberger Jr., Richard // American History;Aug2013, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p28
An interview with American immigration historian Roger Daniels is presented. When asked about contemporary public opinion regarding U.S. immigration policies, he refers to the contradictory nature of such sentiments as Americans are generally proud of their immigrant ancestors. Other topics...
- "We were real, so there was no need to be afraid". Yung, Judy // Chinese America: History & Perspectives;2012, p19
The article discusses the detention of Lum Ngow, the son of a Chinese immigrant to the U.S., at the Angel Island immigration station in San Francisco Bay, California during the early 20th century. Particular focus is given to an oral history account in which Lum Ngow described living conditions,...
- Asylum in the Midst of Chinese Exclusion: Pershingâ€™s Punitive Expedition and the Columbus Refugees from Mexico, 1916â€“1921. Urban, Andrew // Journal of Policy History;Apr2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p204
The article describes Chinese laborers and merchants who had attached themselves to the U.S. Punitive Expedition forces led by U.S. general John J. Pershing from Mexico to Columbus, New Mexico, in 1917. The article examines the issue of asylum in the context of the U.S. Chinese Exclusion Act of...
- One Family's Angel Island Story. Yung, Judy // American History;Dec2016, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p63
A personal narrative is presented of the author's visit to the immigration station at Angel Island, California and learning about the emigration of her family to the U.S. from China.
- Angel Island A DEDICATION CEREMONY. Ko, Walter // Chinese American Forum;Jul2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p11
The article reports on the reopening of the U.S. Immigration Station at Angel Island in California on February 15, 2009 after three years for renovation. The Federated Indians of the Graton Ramcheria blessed the site and the Dedication Ceremony was conducted inside a giant tent. Gao Zhansheng,...
- Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain. Cart, Michael // Booklist;11/1/2013, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p58
The article reviews the book "Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain," by Russell Freedman.
- WEST COAST STORIES. Amidon Lusted, Marcia // Cobblestone;Feb2016, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p40
The article looks at immigration of people from various nation to the U.S. through Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco Bay, California in the early 20th century, including from Russia, Japan, and the Philippines.
- Part III: Report of Captain Medorem Crawford. // Overland Journal;Winter1985, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p36
A letter is presented by U.S. captain Medorem Crawford to U.S. brigadier general Lorenzo Thomas wherein Crawford reports on his expedition protecting emigrants and trails to Oregon and Washington Territory in 1862.