Western Neighborhoods Project is dedicated to the history of San Francisco's Richmond, Sunset, OMI and West of Twin Peaks districts.   read more ...

Chinese in the Richmond

Chinese in the Richmond is a collaboration between the Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA) and Western Neighborhoods Project (WNP) that explores the migration of families from Chinatown to the Richmond District, illuminating the lives of Chinese Americans on the west side of San Francisco from the community's point of view.

By weaving together recorded oral history interviews with primary resources, Chinese in the Richmond will produce a traveling interpretive exhibition and programming as well as an archive of bilingual transcripts available to future researchers. It will also serve as a critical companion to the CHSA exhibition Chinese in the Sunset by completing a narrative path of westward migration, which first brought families to the Richmond on their way to the Sunset.

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