by A.J. Wong
In December, Congress honored all Chinese American World War II veterans with the Congressional Gold Medal, and some of their families will be eligible to receive a replica medal in their names. Hoy You Lim (林開祐) was killed in action in France in 1944. None of his survivors could complete the paperwork to receive his medal. The granddaughter of another Chinese American veteran wants to recognize his service.
SOURCE: The New York Times
by Jia Lynn Yang
"This isn’t the first time we’ve been treated as a threat," writes Jia Lynn Yang.
S.F. History Museum Highlights America’s First Immigration Restriction: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882
by James Thornton Harris
An interview with Tamiko Wong, the executive director of the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum about the exhibit Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.
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