A curated collection of primary and secondary sources on U.S. immigration history created by historians affiliated with the Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota and the Immigration and Ethnic History Society.
See where in the U.S. Hispanic Americans live. Links to several interactive maps. The six groups that have the largest U.S. population are: Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Dominican, and Guatemalan. From the Hispanic Trends Project, Pew Research Center.
See where in the U.S. Asian Americans live. Six Asian groups have populations of more than one million: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese. From the Rise of Asian Americans, Pew Research Center.
Information on the historical, political, demographic, and cultural issues that affect today's diverse Asian American population. This page focus specifically on Chinese Americans, but other pages may also be useful. The author of the website is a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Digital images from collections at the Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley; the Ethnic Studies Library, University of California Berkeley; and the California Historical Society, San Francisco.
More than 4,000 images and 3,000 texts about the Chinese in California. Browse topics such as Chinese Exclusion Act or Immigration to find digitized images and documents. Calisphere is a service of the University of California Libraries.
This digital archive from Stanford University provides access to a selection of photographs, manuscripts, payroll records, digitized newspaper articles, and more, all related to the subject of Chinese Railroad Workers in the 1800s.
Four interviews comprising information about Chinese American businesses, organizations and events in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area between 1940-2002. The challenges of trans-national families, global politics and Chinese American identities are also woven throughout the interviews.
Letters written to Wah Lee, Chinese American, throughout his service in the American Army Air Corps, including during World War II. Part of the Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC), housed at the University of Idaho’s Alfred W. Bowers Laboratory of Anthropology in Moscow, Idaho.