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Remembering 1882: Fighting for Civil Rights in the Shadow of the Chinese Exclusion Act
Chinese Historical Society of America
"In 1882 Congress passed the nation's first major immigration legislation -- a law to prevent people of Chinese descent from entering the United States. Remembering 1882 explores the historical debate around the Exclusion Act from its origins through its full repeal in 1968, the civil rights struggle of Chinese Americans and allies, and the historic importance of habeas corpus in the Chinese American community."

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.civilrightssuite.org/1882/index.php/iID/174
To Enjoy and Defend Our American Citizenship
Chinese Historical Society of America
This exhibit "(explores) the experiences of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance in their groundbreaking work alongside groups such as the NAACP to challenge discriminatory laws and create the support systems necessary for survival in a segregated United States."

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.civilrightssuite.org/OurAmericanCitizenship/index.php/iID/232
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