Chinese Coaching Book (1938) Elaborate “coaching books” were studied by would-be immigrants in order to tell the same stories put forth by the alleged U.S. citizen who was waiting for his “paper son” on the American shores of Gold Mountain. This artifact is such a coaching book: it was studied by Choi Tsia who arrived on Angel Island in 1938. Approximately 175,000 Chinese immigrants came through Angel Island.
Central Pacific's Secret Town Trestle near Colfax in the Sierra Nevada was built by hundreds of Chinese workers in the (Southern Pacific Historical Collection) Chinese migrants came to the U. to build the railways in the
Alice Stokes Paul - was an American suffragist, feminist, and women's rights activist, and the main leader and strategist of the campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment to the U. Constitution which prohibits sex discrimination in the right to vote.