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Auburn
Joss House Museum
200 Sacramento Street
Auburn CA 95603
Phone 530 823-0373
Web Site www.foothill.net/goldrushdays/josshous.htm
Description first community building by Chinese laborers in the mines and railroads
Type of Resource House Museum
Group Identity Chinese

Hayward
Chinese New Year Celebration
Address
Hayward CA
Phone 510 885-4843
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource
Activity
Primary Focus Events
Group Identity Chinese

California
Los Angeles
Chinese Historical Society of Southern California
411-415 Bernard Street
PO Box 862647
Los Angeles CA 90086
Phone 322 222-0856
Web Site http://www.chssc.org/
E-mail mailto:chssc@chssc.org
Description society for Chinese history with regular meetings and lectures
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Visitor Center
Nature of Group or Site Association
Group Identity Chinese
Research/Reading Archives

Marysville
Bok Kai Temple
D Street and First Street
Marysville CA 95901
Phone ******
Web Site ******
Description center of local Chinese life since 1854, temple still operates and sponsors major annual festival
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Church
Group Identity Chinese
Era 1880

California
Mary Aaron Memorial Museum
704 D Street
Marysville CA  95901
Phone 530 743-1004
Web Site *****
Description first brick structure in town is now local museum with exhibit on early Chinese community
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Costumes
Collection N-Z Photography
Group Identity Chinese
Era 1855

Nevada City
Nevada County Traction Co
400 Railroad Avenue
Nevada City CA 95959
Phone
530 265-0896
Web Site
http://www.ncgold.com/PlacestoStay/NorthernQueen/nctc.html
Description 1 1/2 hour tour through train relic collection & Chinese Cemetery, concentrates on Chinese immigration during Gold Rush
Type of Resource Railway
Primary Focus Railroad
Group Identity Chinese
Era 1860

  CA

  Oroville

  Chinese Temple

  1500 Broderick

  Oroville  CA   95965    

  Phone  530 538-2496

  Web Site http://www.cityoforoville.org/chinesetemple.html

  Alt Web http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/oroville.html

  Description  chapels for Taoism, Confucianism & Buddhism, with Tapestry Hall,

                    puppets, and costumes

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type  Church

  Collection A-F  Costume

  Collection N-Z  Tapestry

  Group Identity  Chinese

  Era  1863

  New or Updated:   2/12/2007

San Francisco
Chinese Historical Society of America
965 Clay Street
San Francisco CA 94108
Phone
415 391-1188
Web Site
http://www.chsa.org/
Description museum & learning center just opened 11/2001
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Chinese
Research/Reading Library

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