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The Chinatown Trunk Mystery
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mary Ting Yi Lui
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

In the summer of 1909, the gruesome murder of nineteen-year-old Elsie Sigel sent shock waves through New York City and the nation at large. The young woman's strangled corpse was discovered inside a trunk in the midtown Manhattan apartment of her reputed former Sunday school student and lover, a Chinese
The Chinatown Trunk Mystery
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Ellen D'Apery
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1909 - Publisher:

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Street Scenes
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Esther Romeyn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

'Street Scenes' focuses on the intersection of modern city life and stage performance. From street life and slumming to vaudeville and early cinema, to Yiddish theatre and blackface comedy, Romeyn discloses racial comedy, passing, and masquerade as gestures of cultural translation.
Chinatown Film Culture
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Kim K. Fahlstedt
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-14 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Chinatown Film Culture provides the first comprehensive account of the emergence of film and moviegoing in the transpacific hub of San Francisco in the early twentieth century. Working with materials previously left in the margins of grand narratives of history, Kim K. Fahlstedt uncovers the complexity of a local entertainment
The Children of Chinatown
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Wendy Rouse Jorae
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-01 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Revealing the untold stories of a pioneer generation of young Chinese Americans, this book places the children and families of early Chinatown in the middle of efforts to combat American policies of exclusion and segregation. Wendy Jorae challenges long-held notions of early Chinatown as a bachelor community by showing that