Title:Questionnaire, 1886 April 23-May 8th
Creator/Contributor:Knights of Labor, creator
Collection of questionnaires and their responses. Questionnaire was sent out by P. J. Healy, District Statistician, on April
23rd, 1886 at the request of District Master Workman to gather information on number of Chinese employed, the conditions of
that employement and willingness to replace Chinese workers with American workers.
Healy, Patrick Joseph -- 1938?-1926
Knights of Labor -- Records and correspondence
Chinese -- Employment -- California -- History -- Sources
Chinese Americans -- California -- History -- Sources
Discrimination in employment -- History -- Sources
California -- Race relations -- History -- Sources
Organized in Philadelphia in 1869 as a general labor organization to protect and promote American laborers. One of ther goals
was to prohibit the importation of foreign labor under contract. In 1880's, California's local Assemblies worked to ban use
of Chinese immigrants and to promote use of American laborers in their stead.
10 items ; 27 cm. or smaller.
Manuscript SMCII Box 10 Folder 9