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LC Subject Heading: Chinese Americans--Maine

Historical Items

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Item 10494

Toy Len Goon's cotton tunic ensemble, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland Media: Silk

Item 5271

Wong children, Portland, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1926 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 10348

Wong My and Sam Sing, Augusta, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Augusta Media: Photoprint

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

Chinese in Maine

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary Content Area: Social Studies
This lesson presents an overview of the history of the Chinese/Chinese Americans in Maine and the U.S. including some of the factors that led to Chinese immigration to the U.S., the history of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a look into the xenophobia, racism, and discrimination many Chinese Americans have experienced and continue to experience, and the contributions of Chinese Americans to community life and culture in Maine.