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Chinese Americans

Data and Statistics

Chinese in the U.S. Fact Sheet from the Pew Research Center

Asian American Data Links from the United States Census Bureau 

National Asian American Survey

Socioeconomic Statistics and Demographics from Asian Nation

Popular Resources

Digital Projects

North Carolina

Library of Congress

National Archive

Other Institutions

  • Stanford University: Chinese Railroad Workers in North America 
    • Includes multimedia and artistic interpretations, archeological information, digital visualizations and other resources on Chinese railroad workers.
  • UC Berkeley: Asian American Studies Collections
    Links to a variety of archival collections and online exhibits related to Chinese and Asian studies
  • California Digital Library (University of California): California Cultures: Asian Americans
    Essays, lesson plans, and virtual exhibits related to Asian Americans in California.
  • Ancestors in the Americas: Chinese American History Timeline
  • USC Digital Library: Chinese Historical Society
    This resource "documents artifacts systematically excavated from two sites in Southern California. The first site is represented by about 1,040 color images of artifacts from the original Los Angeles Chinatown; an additional 150 images document artifacts from the site of a Chinese laundry in Santa Barbara."
  • Ohio University: Overseas Chinese Databases
    This resources links to a number of historical, literary, newspaper and image databases about Overseas Chinese people (including the United States, Canada, Australia and Southeast Asia.
  • University of British Columbia: Chinese Canadian Stories
    It is a portal website for Chinese Canadian history that is multilingual with English and Chinese resources. It is a digital archive that deposits and preserves digital material created and serves in a searchable database.

Oral History Projects