Work of Giants: Chinese Railroad Worker Project

Work of Giants: Chinese Railroad Worker Project

The Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) Museum introduces our Work of Giants: Chinese Railroad Worker Project. This initiative was launched in 2014 on the occasion of the 145th anniversary of the completion of the United States’ first Transcontinental...
History Pin

History Pin

CHSA began a project of digitizing our photography collection and posting it online to History Pin, thanks to our faithful volunteer, Nancy Fong. History Pin is a global history project that allows you to compare historic photos to their modern day locations. While...
Kublai Khan Collection

Kublai Khan Collection

Kublai Khan was a nightclub founded by Eddie Pond in the 1940s featuring all-Chinese and sometimes Asian cast members singing and dancing to the popular music of the time. These performers shattered traditional stereotypes of the Chinese American community while...
Jake Lee Collection

Jake Lee Collection

At CHSA The Chinese Historical Society of America rediscovered eight watercolor paintings by renowned Chinese-American artist Jake Lee. Jake Lee (1911–1991) was born in Guangzhou, China and grew up in Monterey, California. Lee studied at San Jose State College and...