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Wilkinson (Webster) immigration legal archive
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The papers of Webster Wilkinson chronicle his years as an immigration attorney specializing in Chinese immigration and emigration from 1919 to 1941.
Webster Wilkinson (1878-1942) was a San Francisco-based attorney whose practice focused on immigration law primarily relating to Chinese clients. During this time he served as secretary for the short-lived Immigration Bar Association of San Francisco (1924-1930), for which some related papers are included in this archive. Prior to working in the private sphere, he worked for over 15 years in the federal government as an immigration inspector.
18 Linear Feet (36 boxes)
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