Presentations

Upcoming Presentations:

22 April 2018, “Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files: A Treasure Trove of Original Documents, ” Chinese American Citizens Alliance, 4416 S. Brandon St., Seattle, WA, 1:20- 2:30 pm. Contact http://cacaseattle.org/index.html for more information

Recent Presentations:
3 March 2018, “WW II Chinese Pilots Trained in Portland, Oregon,” Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference, Seattle, WA
13 January 2018, “Chinese Exclusion Act Files,” Seattle Genealogical Society, Seattle, WA
14 Oct 2017, “The Chinese in Washington State and the Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files,” Pacific Northwest History Conference, Spokane, WA
25 Aug 2017, “The Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files: A Treasure Trove of Original Documents,” Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, The Dalles, OR
15 April 2017, “The Chinese in Spokane’s Riverfront Park Area,” Northwest Anthropology Conference, Spokane, WA
“Chinese Exclusion Act Files: A Treasure Trove of Original Documents” Oregon Historical Society “Chinese Oregon Speaker Series”:
26 March 2016, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR
5 May 2016, Multnomah County Library, Portland, OR
5 Nov 2016, Washington County Museum, Hillsboro, OR

Oregon Historical Society & Southern Oregon Historical Society “Chinese Oregon Speaker Series”:
“Chinese Exclusion Act Files: A Treasure Trove of Original Documents”
7 April 2016, Klamath County Library, Klamath Falls, OR
8 April 2016, Josephine County Historical Society, Grants Pass, OR
9 April2016, Ashland Public Library, Ashland, OR
10 April 2016, Medford Public Library, Medford, OR

Oregon Public Broadcasting, Oregon Experience:
“Massacre at Hells Canyon” by Kami Horton, 23 January 2017
[There is a small segment about the Chinese Exclusion Act case files at about 13 minutes, but watch the whole video.]

Oregon Experience: The National Archives, Seattle

Other Presentations:

  • “Rebecca Lena Graham’s Flight for Her Inheritance,” University of Washington Retirement Association, Seattle, WA, March 2013; South King County Genealogical Society, Kent, WA, March 2013; and Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference, Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA, April 2007.
  • “Chinese Exclusion Act: A Neglected Genealogical Source,” National Genealogical Society Conference, Las Vegas, NV, May 2012 and Heritage Quest Research Library, Sumner, WA, March 2012.
  • “Using the Genealogical Proof Standard to Solve a Genealogical Problem,” Fiske Library, Seattle, WA, April 2011 and Puget Sound Chapter of Association of Professional Genealogists, Seattle, WA, October 2010.
  • “The Halcyon: the Infamous Opium Smuggling Schooner,” Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA, March 2010.
  • “Chinese and the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition,” Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), Seattle, WA, February 2010 and Asian Symposium, NARA, Seattle, WA, September 2009.