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Main Title Seattle's International District : the making of a Pan-Asian American community /
Author Chin, Doug.
Publisher International Examiner Press : Distributed by the University of Washington Press,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 48235726
ISBN 0295981970; 9780295981970
Subjects International District (Seattle, Wash.)--History. ; Asian Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle--History. ; Chinese Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle--History. ; Filipino Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle--History. ; Japanese Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle--History. ; Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle--History. ; Seattle (Wash.)--Race relations. ; Washington (State)--Seattle--International District.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  F899.S46I58 2001 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 12/23/2019
Collation 124 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
"A collection of stories on the International District, written mostly by Doug Chin and prepared under the auspices of the International examiner"--Page 7. Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-116) and index.
Contents Notes
Prologue/The International District -- Seattle's First Chinese Settlement -- Early Chinese Immigration to Washington Territory -- Chinese Laborers in Washington -- Chinese Settlement in Pioneer Square -- The Anti-Chinese Movement in Washington -- Anti-Chinese Agitation in Washington Territory -- Seattle's Anti-Chinese Riots, 1885-86 -- Aftermath of the Riots -- Nihonmachi (Japantown) -- Early Japanese Immigration to Seattle -- Seattle's Japanese Settlement Emerges -- Local Japanese Economy Develops -- From Sojourners to Settlers -- Early Settlement in Old Chinatown -- Cannery Work Spurs Growth of Chinese Community -- Development at Second and Washington -- Chinatown Shifts to King Street Core -- A Single Man's Society -- Filipinos Arrive in the District -- Early Filipino Immigration to Seattle -- Destination King Street -- Filipinos and Labor Organizing -- The Heyday of the 20s through the Depression -- The Roaring 20s -- The Depression Era -- Restricted Mobility -- Japanese American Removal and Incarceration -- The Seeds of Anti-Japanese Hostility -- Racism in Organized Labor -- Racism in the Law -- The Incarceration -- International District Emerges After World War II -- Chinese Americans Move into Mainstream -- The Decline of Japantown -- The Jackson Street Community Council -- The District Battles Hard Times -- Problems in the District Deepen -- The Kingdome Battle -- Planting the Seeds of a New Infrastructure -- Community Grows in Kingdome's Shadow -- The Ruby Chow Factor -- Domingo and Viernes Assassinated -- The Wah Mee Killings -- The District Comes of Age -- New Investments, New Immigrants Spur New Growth -- Wards Cove Cannery Case Goes to Supreme Court -- Redress for Japanese Americans -- Development Booms on the 1990s -- The Lane Street Controversy -- Rebuffing the Big Mac Attack -- A Changing Pan-Asian American District.