Certificate of Residence

09 April 2019
John Chu’s Certificate of Residence
Courtesy of Douglas J. Chu, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Collection.
John Chu的居住证
Douglas J. Chu捐赠,美国华人博物馆(MOCA)馆藏

As a result of the Geary Act that was passed in 1892 Chinese in America were required to apply for a certificate of residence from the US Government. They were then required to carry this document at all times. If they were not in possession of the document they would be arrested and deported.


Countdown to the TCS NYC Marathon on November 3, 2019: 216 Days.

2019年是美国第一条横贯大陆铁路建成150周年,为了纪念第一批华人来美建设这条铁路所做出的巨大贡献, MOCA将其2019 TCS NYC Marathon的活动命名为 MOCA Spike 150 – Running Forward With Our Stories! 鼓励大家通过马拉松公益跑,全国线上接力,以及一天一个故事的方式讲述150个华人的历史故事,敬请大家持续关注, 讲出华人自己的故事,回顾过去,立足现在,展望未来,共同书写美国历史,使之更加充实完整。

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