Guide to the Chinese Americans in San Francisco, Monterey, and Portland Photograph Collection, circa 1900

Special Collections & Archives

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California State University, Northridge
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Chinese Americans in San Francisco, Monterey, and Portland Photograph Collection
Dates: circa 1900
Identification: SC/CASF
Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
Language of Materials:

English

Chinese
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: The collection includes photographic negatives of Chinese and Chinese Americans around 1900. Photographs were taken in San Francisco and Monterey in California, and in Portland, Oregon.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Photographic material

Topical Term:

Chinese -- California -- Monterey
Chinese -- California -- San Francisco
Chinese -- Oregon -- Portland

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Chinese Americans in San Francisco, Monterey, and Portland Photograph Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographic negatives of Chinese and Chinese Americans around 1900. Photographs were taken in San Francisco and Monterey in California, and in Portland, Oregon.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Chinese man splitting and carrying wood (Portland, OR)

Box 1, Folder 2

Chinese man splitting and carrying wood (Portland, OR)

Box 1, Folder 3

Street scene (Chinatown, San Francisco, CA)

Box 1, Folder 4

260 or more Chinese babies

Box 1, Folder 5

Chinese actor

Box 1, Folder 6

Jolon Station (Monterey, CA)

Box 1, Folder 7

Chinese Woman (San Francisco, CA)

Box 1, Folder 8

Chinese House

Box 1, Folder 9

Chinese man with long fingernails

Box 1, Folder 10

House interior (San Francisco)

Box 1, Folder 11

Chinese catch of abalone (Monterey, CA)

Box 1, Folder 12

Chinese family (San Francisco)

Box 1, Folder 13

Nanking Fook Woh & Co. storefront (San Francisco, CA)