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Tracking the "Yellow Peril": The INS and Chinese Immigrants in the Midwest

by Peggy Spitzer Christoff
Format
Book
Published
Rockport, Me. : Picton Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0897254104 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Prologue: The Emergence of Chinese Exclusion and Its Implementation by the Immigration and Naturalization Service xi
  • Part 1 Exclusion of Chinese in the Midwest 1
  • Families 1
  • Women 11
  • Students and Professionals 23
  • Public Charges 38
  • Post-Exclusion Uses of INS Case Files 45
  • Part 2 Indexes 51
  • Families 51
  • Women 77
  • Students and Professionals 156
  • Public Charges 184
  • Post-Exclusion Uses of Case Files 197
  • Part 3 National Archives and the INS Files 205
  • What are the National Archives? 205
  • Why are the Chinese Exclusion Records in the National Archives? 206
  • How reliable are the INS files concerning Chinese Immigrants? 207
  • How reliable are the data in the INS files? 208
  • Part 4 Women in the INS Case Files 209
  • Footbinding 209
  • Marriage 209
  • Residing in China 210
  • Professional Affiliations 211
  • Settlement Patterns 212
  • INS Subjects (without photos) 213
  • INS Witnesses 214
  • Part 5 Sample Documents 215
  • Certificate of Residence, 1892 and 1894 215
  • Application for Return Certificate for a Registered Chinese Laborer 216
  • Statement of Intent for a Merchant to Visit China and Return to the United States 218
  • Application of an Alleged American-born Chinese for Preinvestigation of Status, 1909 219
  • Application of Lawfully-Domiciled Chinese Merchant, Teacher, or Student for Preinvestigation of Status, 1918 220
  • Application for Admission of a Native of the United States, 1921 221
  • Bond Conditioned for the Delivery of an Alien, 1923 223
  • Return Certificate, 1926 224
  • Return Certificate for a Lawfully-Domiciled Chinese Laborer, 1930 225
  • Excerpts from an Interview Document Preparatory to Potential Admission, 1939 226
  • Proof that an Alien has become a Public Charge, 1940 227
  • Report of an Investigation, 1962 and 1963 228
  • Document to Gain Access to Exclusion Files, 1976 229.
Description
xxv, 256 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-244) and index.
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