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Chinese American History: Chinese New York

An overview of resources on Chinese American History at Fordham University Libraries and beyond.

Chinese New York

This page provides a selection of resources on Chinatowns within the 5 boroughs of New York City.

► In addition to the selected books on this page, try searching for Chinese American topics with the resources on the New York - Researching guide.

Encyclopedia of New York City

Use the print edition or search the digital edition to find entries on Chinese American topics in New York:

Selected History Books

Local Resources

Historical postcard showing a buildings and a few people on the streets

Image credit: Manhattan Post Card Co. "Pell Street, Chinatown, New York City" postcard, 1915-1930, Hagley ID 2007214_117, Postcards of motels, roadside attractions, restaurants, etc. in the United States digital collection, Hagley Museum and Library,

Selected Memoirs

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