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“Write Your Congressman,” in Chinese Press

Date: 
September 10, 1943
Description: 

During WWII, Chinese Americans and their supporters petitioned Congress to repeal the Chinese Exclusion Act. Their campaign was successful—the 60-year statute was overturned in 1943. However, Chinese immigration remained subject to severe quotas.

Credit Line: 
Courtesy of Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA).
Exhibitions: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group