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Angel Island Immigration Station - Early Arrivals Records Search 1882-1955
  located in San Francisco..In 1905, construction of an  Immigration Station began in the area known as China Cove. Surrounded by public controversy from its inception, the station was finally put into operation in 1910. Although it was billed as the "Ellis Island of the West", within the Immigration Service it was known as "The Guardian of the Western Gate" and was designed control the flow of Chinese into the country, who were officially not welcome with the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. This facility was primarily a detention center.  Beginning with the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, a series of restrictive laws had prohibited the immigration of certain nationalities and social classes of Asians. Although all Asians were affected, the greatest impact was on the Chinese.
China GenWeb created in an effort to help researchers find local resources and reference information
Chinese in Guyana: Their Roots presents information about the Chinese in Guyana, beginning with their introduction to Guyana (then called British Guiana) as indentured immigrants between 1853 and 1879
Chinese Character Software Viewing Chinese characters on your PC
Chinese in New Zealand
Chinese in Australasia and the Pacific
Chinese Mailing Lists
China Message Board read and post messages with other Chinese genealogy researchers
From Russia to China and Beyond site is for emigrants from Russia who went to China - Harbin or another city - in their search for a home in another country
Guangdong; Siyi Genealogy devoted to the genealogy of Chinese families from an area of Guangdong commonly known as Siyi or four counties
Guangdong Province - Message Board read and post messages with other Guangdong Province genealogy researchers
Hakka Chinese Homepage  The Hakkas are a unique  ethnic group of "Han" Chinese originally active around the Yellow River area
Hakka Peoplesome  famous Hakka  ancestors
Hawaii Chinese Exclusion Index an index to over 16,600 "Chinese Exclusion" casefiles among the immigration investigation files created by the Honolulu District Office of the Immigration and NaturalizationService, ca. 1903-1944.Most of the case files document the arrival into Hawaii from the U.S. mainland or foreign ports of Chinese aliens and the reentry of U.S. citizens of Chinese ancestry under the Chinese Exclusion Acts passed by Congress between 1882 and 1930, and repealed in 1943

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Hong Kong; How to Apply for a Search of Birth Records
Hong Kong; How to Apply for a Search of Death Records
Hong Kong Message Board read and post messages with other Hong Kong genealogy researchers
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Public Record Office
Malacca; List of Qualified Jurors, Malacca, 1904
National Library of China (English) in Beijing
New York Chinese Exclusion Index an index to over 18,500 "Chinese Exclusion" casefiles created by the New York District Office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ca. 1882-1960
Researching Chinese-Canadian Ancestry
San Francisco Chinese Exclusion List an index to over 5000 "Chinese Exclusion" case files among the immigration investigation files created by the San Francisco District Office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ca. 1903-1944
Shanghai Library
Shanghai Message Board read and post messages with other Shanghai genealogy researchers
Taishan Genealogy A Sze Yup County in Guangdong Province China
Taishanese Notable Expatriates in Australia
The Translation Exchange The Translation Exchange lists people who have volunteered to translate SMALL amounts of Chinese writing into English, or SMALL amounts of English writing into Chinese
Translate phrases, Websites to/from Chinese this handy online translator by Google enables you to translate to and from the Chinese language

 

Passenger Lists

China to British Guiana Passenger Lists 1853-1879

Societies

Association to Commemorate the Chinese Serving in the American Civil War
Chinese Historical Society of America
Chinese Historical Society of New England
Chinese Historical Society of Southern California

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