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LC Subject Heading: Chinese--United States

Historical Items

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Item 10364

Arthur Goon on Navy ship, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1954 Location: Portland; Portland Media: Photoprint

Item 10372

Main Street, Lewiston, c. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Lewiston; Lewiston Media: Photoprint

Item 10375

Goon children playing, Portland, ca. 1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1934 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

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.