Monday, October 09, 2006

Bad Old Days

Michael Allen '06 writes:

"Last year I spent the day in NYC doing all the tourist things I could think of and went to Ellis Island. I came across this poster in the immigration museum that might be of historical interest to those who still live in Tacoma. I am sure similar historical relics can be found within Tacoma itself, but it was fun to travel to the East Coast to learn a bit more about the West."

Speaking of which, here's a recent post by a local blogger who's been researching this same issue and time period going back through the Google Newspaper Archive. Tacoma hasn't treated its Chinese population particularly nicely in past.