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Chinese in Maine

Wong My, Augusta, ca. 1890

Wong My, Augusta, ca. 1890

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Maine Historical Society

Many Chinese men in Maine joined Christian churches where they participated in Sunday Schools, in order to learn English and have an opportunity to socialize.

Wong My was a student in the Chinese Sunday School at South Parish Congregational Church in Augusta. The church opened a Chinese Sunday School in the 1880s.


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