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Down by the Station : Los Angeles Chinatown, 1880-1933
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Down by the Station : Los Angeles Chinatown, 1880-1933

Roberta S. Greenwood

Excavation of the Chinatown that was destroyed in the building of Union Station provides a rich picture of the people and life in nineteenth and early twentieth century Los Angeles. Intensive historical research, oral history, and laboratory analyses have been synthesized into a comprehensive reconstruction of a community that was isolated socially, economically, and geography.

“…a fascinating glimpse of a vital part of America’s heritage.”

– Mark Michel, American Archaeology, Winter 1997-1998, pp.32.

Subjects: Historical Archaeology, Chinese, Los Angeles, California, Union Station

ISBN: 0-917956-87-7

Publication Date: 1996

Series: Monumenta Archaeologica 18

Publisher: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology

Price: US $9.98

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