Presentations

Recent Presentations:
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.