Quincy University -- TPS -- Primary Source Sets -- Asian/Pacific Americans [May 2008]

Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources at Quincy University

 

The following are resources selected from the Library of Congress on a specific topic.

Asian/Pacific
American

Chinese emigration to America: sketch on board the steam-ship Alaska, bound for San Francisco: From Views of Chinese published in The graphic and Harper's weekly
  Illustrated London News. (29 April 1876). Chinese emigration to America: sketch on board the steam-ship Alaska, bound for San Francisco: From Views of Chinese published in The graphic and Harper's weekly. from Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/cic:@field(DOCID+@lit(brk3080)).

Chinese

Pictures:

Central Pacific Railroad
Chinese immigrants coming to San Francisco, California
The Chinese in California 1850-1925
Completion of the Pacific Railroad (1869)
A Chinese reception in San Francisco
Chinese emigration to America (1876) -- (featured image above)
Chinese Life in San Francisco (1879)
Sluicing
Idaho vegetable peddler
China Town (1900)
Studio portrait 1
Studio portrait 2
Cradle [Chinese man mining along river]
Chinese Children (1901)
Chinese Dragon. La Fiesta Parade (1902)
Family in Idaho City, Idaho (1902)
Miss Hartwell and bible women in the Foochow Mission (1902)
Boise, Idaho Chinese parading
Chinese Minister to the United States (1903)
Harry Houdini and Chinese magician Ching Ling Foo (1912)
Mothers and Children (1916)
Chinese dragon costume (1928)
Chinese-Americans get officer rank
Girl Playing Hopscotch
Chinatown YMCA
Chinese workers come down to greet train

 

Written Work:

The Chinaman As He Is
Among the Chinese
The Chicago Chinese Endeavor from The American missionary(1900)
Chinese Gifts from The American missionary(1900)
Disturbance in China from The American missionary (1900)
Letter from Jeng Ze-qin to Jeng Ze-jian (1900)
In Re. Hom Shung, son of a merchant (1915)

 

Motion Pictures:

Parade of Chinese (1898)
Scene in Chinatown (1900)

 

Japanese

Pictures:

U.S.S. Brooklyn, Japanese stewards
Gen. Kuroki and Gen. Ninezawa visiting America (1907)
Man with a girl and boy (1919)
Salinas, California evacuation orders
Santa Anita reception center, Los Angeles, California evacuation (1942)
Los Angeles, California Evacuation (1942)
Farmhouse of Japanese-Americans (1942)
Los Angeles, California. Japanese-American evacuation from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Waiting with their luggage at the old Santa Fe station for a train to take them to Owens Valley
Los Angeles, California. Japanese-American evacuation from West Coast areas under U.S. Army war emergency order. Waiting for a train which will take them to Owens Valley
Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar
Tule Lake Relocation Center- Farming
Tule Lake Relocation Center- Camp Overview
Tule Lake Relocation Center- Barber Shop
Nyssa, Oregon Farm Security Administration camp - dancing (1942)
Nyssa, Oregon Farm Security Administration Camp- Cutting Hair (1942)
Twin Falls, Idaho Farm Security Administration - cooking (1942)
Shelley, Idaho Farm Security Administration - kids playing (1942)
Rupert, Idaho Farm Security Administration Barracks (1942)
Rupert, Idaho Farm Security Administration apartment (1942)
Shower connections for Japanese-Americans
Washing machine for Japanese-Americans
Interior of row shelter
Japanese-American volunteers (1943)
Japanese enlistment (1943)
U.S. Army Combat Regiment (1943)
Japanese flower arranging (1977)

 

Hawaii

Pictures:

Islands of Woahoo in the Pacific as visited by C.E. Bensell in 1821
Honolulu Harbor (1910)
Crater of Kilauea, Hawaii (1902)
Volcano House (1902)
Hawaiian Hotel (1902)
A Hawaiian grass house (1902)
Honolulu, Hawaii (1910)
Honolulu ball team (1910)
Pounding Poi in Hawaii
Airfield Security Detachment
Manning a Machine Gun
A Touch of Humor
Bombing of Hickam Field (1941)
USS West Virginia at Pearl Harbor (1941)
USS West Virginia aflame (1941)
Wreckage of USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor (1941)
USS Arizona, at height of fire
Kauai District, Territory of Hawaii (1943)
At the hospital to take the physical examination (1943)

 

Motion Picture:

Boys Diving, Honolulu
Loading Sugar Cane

 

Written Work:

The independence of Hawaii (1885)
Fair Hawaii (1913)
Akahi; A kahi. Hawaii's music (1915)
Hula Lou (1916)
Vierra's Royal Hawaiian Singers and Players (1923)

 

Maps:

Map of Hawaii (1886)
Kahoolawe, Hawaii (1926)

 

 

Philippines

President of the Philippines (1917)
Battle of Cavite
Wife of the Philippino Commissioner (1921)
Members of a Filipino string sextet (1924)
Luzon, Phillippine Islands (1934)
Boys cutting and loading lettuce (1937)
Filipino's living quarters (1939)
General Douglas MacArthur (1941)
Building Hit in Air Raid (1943)
Last ditch stand in Luzon (1943)
Brothers in arms (1943)
Fighting Filipino pilot (1943)
Filipino Woman's Club (1944)

 

Other

Baseball team with an Asian American coach