By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The family trees of Asians in the United States will create a much larger forest as they become the largest immigrant group in 2055, according to a Pew Research Center study released last month. The proper conditions for the growth of these trees can be attributed to the first […]
Editor’s note: In 2008, Trish Hackett Nicola received a grant from 4Culture to research and write a paper on the Chinese community’s involvement in the AYPE — this article is an edited version of her paper. Nicola recently presented her findings at the AYPE Symposium at the National Archives on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Chuimei Ho and husband Ben Bronson organized the Asian-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Centennial Celebration Symposium because they wanted to shed light on an overlooked piece of history: the roles of Asian-Pacific Islanders in the 1909 exposition, a world’s fair.