Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism, and Arson

Creator(s): Chilliwack Museum and Archives

Venture into the Upper Fraser Valley in the late 19th and early-mid 20th centuries to discover the personalities and tales of those who lived in Chilliwack’s Chinatowns. Learn about the everyday working, social and family lives of Chilliwack’s early Chinese residents and about the vital long-lasting impact the Chinese community has had on Chilliwack’s development in the face of persistent discrimination and racism.

Chilliwack’s Chinatowns: A Story of Diversity, Racism and Arson is based heavily upon Dr. Chad Reimer’s 2011 book Chilliwack’s Chinatowns: A History.

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