Fremont, CA

This is a collection of artifacts & photographs from Chinese workers who spent several summers working in Alaska salmon canneries in the early 1970s. It turns out that we were just part of a long line of Asian migrants and immigrants laborers who filled the lower tier employment in Pacific Coast salmon canneries since 1870...

Your story

Help us tell a more complete story of American immigration and migration by contributing a family object story to the collection.

Your Story, Our Story

features objects that tell personal stories of American immigration and migration

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