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Laborfest: Chinatown Walk
Date Monday July 07
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location Details
Meet at Portsmouth Square -Washington Street side near the elevator. Buses: 1, 8X, 10, 12, 30, 41, 45
Event Type Other
Chinatown Walk
By Mae Schoeing
Learn about Chinese Labor History in California, discrimination by both governments and unions, sweat shops, housing issues, but throughout, a determination to persist. Walk through the unique hidden alleyways to hear the history of America’s oldest and largest Chinese community. Learn how immigrant labor struggled for fair treatment while mining gold, building railroads, and working in the garment and building trades. Meet inside Portsmouth Square Park in front of Parking Garage Elevators adjacent corner of Walter P. Lum Pl. & Washington St.
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