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.