BC: Bibliography http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=1390 http://www.aiisf.org
FC: Immigration from China
1: By: Kara Bowen
2: work visa
3: Identification card
4: detention card
6: February 14, 1911 I am ready to go to America, I hear that their are more jobs and freedoms there. I will be leaving my family. My husband and I are the only ones able to go, we will hopefully get jobs and send money back to my mother and children.
7: April 5, 1911 I arrived in America, at Angel Island. I had to get examined by a doctor and it was very uncomfortable. I got separated from my husband and i was scared. I miss my children and home.
8: July 9, 1911 I got a job working in a clothe factory. My husband got a job coal mining. We live in a tenement building. We shared 1 small room with 2 other families.We are barely making enough money to send home . It is hard here.
9: Angel Island