Terry Goldsworthy has made a discovery. The year 1858 saw not one but three Chinese living in Chicago. Plus, quite… Read more 1858: The First Chinese Resident of Chicago: A Knife Thrower
Until we read Goldsworthy’s article, we thought that St. Louis had been ahead of Chicago in getting its first Chinese… Read more 1857: The First Chinese in St. Louis
The researcher Terry Goldsworthy has tracked down more information relative to these Chinese jugglers, using data from the on-line archives… Read more 1853: The “Falcon” Chinese show up in Chicago
The following story appeared in the Chicago Tribune on December 14, 1852: “The steamship Falcon lately brought to New Orleans a troupe… Read more 1852: The First Chinese between the East & West Coasts?