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Chinese American History Pioneer Dead at 90

posted by Louis Chan
Philip Choy

Photo from Chinese Historical Society of America

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Noted Chinese American historian Philip Choy is dead at the age of 90.

The SF Gate reports Choy died Wednesday in the hospital after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.

I first became aware of Choy when I saw him on … Read more

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Jan 9, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on San Francisco Chronicle:Chinese American Historian Philip Choy Sets Record Straight About Chinatown

San Francisco Chronicle:Chinese American Historian Philip Choy Sets Record Straight About Chinatown

posted by Randall

 

ChinatownChinese American historian Philip Choy grew up in segregated San Francisco Chinatown and it bothered him.

“I recognized early on that we were not part of a larger society,” Choy said to the San Francisco Chronicle,

“and it plagued my young mind.” He’s written a new book “San Francisco Chinatown” that goes all the … Read more

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