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October 2019

“Called to Rise” Exhibit Opening

October 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Join CHSA as we celebrate the relaunch of our exhibition Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in CBI. The exhibition details Chinese Americans’ participation in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II and will include documents, medals, garments, and other artifacts from Chinese American veterans who served in WWII. The exhibition will be on view in CHSA’s Learning Center. RSVP     This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the…

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Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Voices from the Bottom of the South China Sea is the remarkable, untold illustration of the bonds between Americans and Chinese, brought to life in the true story of a deadly 1874 shipwreck off Southern China that killed hundreds and scattered treasure in the South China Sea. When a midnight coal fire burst across the deck of the SS Japan, the Chinese emigrants perished, just hours away from being reunited with their families after years. Voices captures the Chinese passengers'…

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November 2019

Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in WWII—Symposium

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW: (Prices include lunch) November 2 FREE Active Military, Veterans, and Immediate Family $60 CHSA Members $70 General November 3 $60 Active Military, Veterans, and Immediate Family $60 CHSA Members $70 General Two-Day Bundle $60 Active Military, Veterans, and Immediate Family $100 CHSA Members $120 General Buy Tickets Join CHSA on November 2nd for “Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in World War II,” a two-day symposium that explores Chinese Americans involvement in World War II. Historians and…

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Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in WWII—Symposium

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

“Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in World War II,” is a two-day symposium taking place in San Francisco Chinatown Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd 2019.   November 2, 2019 9am-4pm @ Cameron House Veterans and historians will share stories of military service, combat experiences, and legacies of service. Box lunch and light snacks are included with ticket. Session Topics Prewar & Histories of Combatant Service Support Operations: Surviving Veterans' Experience The Homefront Legacies of Service   November 3,…

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Building Tradition: SROs in Chinatowns

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Save the date for a book talk about Building Tradition: Pan-Asian Seattle and Life in the Residential Hotels written by Professor Marie Wong. Details and ticketing TBA soon.

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