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Project Remembers Chinese Railroad Workers in US Through Descendants

Next year marks the 150th anniversary of when large numbers of Chinese started working on the transcontinental railroad in the United States. Very little is known about these workers lives and what happened to them after the construction ended. Stanford University is working on a project to piece together the lives of the Chinese railroad workers by reaching out to their descendants. Desperation and courage could very well describe what led Bill Yee’s ancestors to come to the United...

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