Contains affidavits for Chinese American merchants and their male relatives, mostly sons,
petitioning to enter or re-enter the United States, dated between 1888 and 1915, and filed
in the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of California. Affiants
include: Tom Back, Tom Soon, Hom Shung, Tom Pak, Ham Toon Fong, Hom Yee Look, Hom Kwon
Cheong, Hum Ne Hong, and Ham Toon Fong.
Materials in this collection, which were created between 1888 and 1920, are in the public
domain in the United States. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.