Introduction to "The Chinese American Experience".

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Index of the Articles and Illustrations found in Harper's Weekly.

Articles and Illustrations organized by type.

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Geographic Regions
California
CHINESE MINERS
Harper’s Weekly, October 3, 1857, page 632 (Illustration)
MINING LIFE IN CALIFORNIA
Harper’s Weekly, October 3, 1857, page 632 (Illustrated Article)
HUMORS OF THE DAY
Harper’s Weekly, January 26, 1861, page 51 (Humor Column Items)
HUMORS OF THE DAY
Harper’s Weekly, June 10, 1865, page 359 (Humor Column Items)
CONGRESS
Harper’s Weekly, January 5, 1857, page 3 (Domestic Intelligence)
NEWS ITEMS
Harper’s Weekly, March 13, 1869, page 163 (Domestic Intelligence)
JOHN CHINAMAN IN SAN FRANCISCO
Harper’s Weekly, July 10, 1869, page 439 (Cartoons)
PACIFIC CHIVALRY
Harper’s Weekly, August 7, 1869, page 512 (Nast Cartoon)
OUR CHINESE VISITORS
Harper’s Weekly, September 4, 1869, page 574 (Article)
HOME AND FOREIGN GOSSIP
Harper’s Weekly, November 6, 1869, page 715 (News Brief)
CHINESE SKETCHES
Harper’s Weekly, January 25, 1879, page 77 (Illustrated Article)
SCENE IN A CHINESE THEATRE
Harper’s Weekly, January 25, 1879, page 77 (Illustration)
CHINESE FEEDING THE DEAD
Harper’s Weekly, January 25, 1879, page 77 (Illustration)
A BREACH OF NATIONAL FAITH
Harper’s Weekly, March 9, 1879, page 182 (Editorial)
A MATTER OF TASTE
Harper’s Weekly, March 15, 1879, page 212 (Nast Cartoon)
PROTECTING WHITE LABOR
Harper’s Weekly, March 22, 1879, page 216 (Nast Cartoon)
DIFFICULT PROBLEMS SOLVING THEMSELVES
Harper’s Weekly, March 29, 1879, page 256 (Nast Cartoon)
THE POOR BARBARIANS CAN’T UNDERSTAND OUR CIVILIZED REPUBLICAN FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Harper’s Weekly, September 13, 1879, page 721 (Nast Cartoon)
THE CHINESE AGAIN
Harper’s Weekly, October 18, 1879, page 822 (Editorial)
THE CHINESE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Harper’s Weekly, March 20, 1880, page 182 (Illustrated Article)
AT FRISCO
Harper’s Weekly, March 20, 1880, page 183 (Cartoon)
A HOLIDAY IN CHINATOWN, SAN FRANCISCO
Harper’s Weekly, March 20, 1880, page 188 (Illustration)
HOME AND FOREIGN GOSSIP
Harper’s Weekly, April 10, 1880, page 188 (News Brief)
SEARCHING CHINESE IMMIGRANTS FOR OPIUM, AT SAN FRANCISCO
Harper’s Weekly, January 7, 1882, page 5 (Illustration)
SEARCHING FOR OPIUM
Harper’s Weekly, January 7, 1882, page 11 (Illustrated Article)
A CHINESE BURIAL IN LONE MOUNTAIN CEMETERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Harper’s Weekly, January 28, 1882, page 56 (Illustration)
A CHINESE BURIAL
Harper’s Weekly, January 28, 1882, page 62 (Illustrated Article)
CHINESE MERCHANTS’ EXCHANGE, SAN FRANCISCO
Harper’s Weekly, March 18, 1882, page 173 (Illustration)
A CHINESE MERCHANTS’ EXCHANGE
Harper’s Weekly, March 18, 1882, page 174 (Illustrated Article)
THE CHINESE BILL
Harper’s Weekly, April 1, 1882, page 194 (Editorial)
WAIFS AND STRAYS
Harper’s Weekly, April 1, 1882, page 199 (News Briefs)
AT LAST THE DEMOCRATIC TIGER HAS SOMETHING TO HANG ON
Harper’s Weekly, April 22, 1882, page 256 (Nast Cartoon)
THE VETO
Harper’s Weekly, April 15, 1882, page 226 (Editorial)
WAIFS AND STRAYS
Harper’s Weekly, September 23, 1882, page 603 (News Briefs)
WAIFS AND STRAYS
Harper’s Weekly, September 30, 1882, page 615 (News Briefs)
WAIFS AND STRAYS
Harper’s Weekly, April 25, 1885, page 263 (News Briefs)
THE CHINESE OUTRAGES
Harper’s Weekly, April 24, 1886, page 259 (Editorial)
OUR CHINESE NEIGHBORS
Harper’s Weekly, May 15, 1886, page 315 (Article)
THE "LABOR QUESTION" ON THE PACIFIC COAST
Harper’s Weekly, October 13, 1888, pages 778-779 (Article)
POLITICAL CAPITAL AND COMPOUND INTEREST
Harper’s Weekly, January 31, 1880, page 68 (Nast Cartoon)
EVERY DOG (NO DISTINCTION OF COLOR) HAS HIS DAY
Harper’s Weekly, February 8, 1879, page 101 (Nast Cartoon)
CHINESE HIGHBINDERS
Harper’s Weekly, February 13, 1886, page 103 (Illustrated Article)
CHINESE HIGHBINDERS-INITIATING A NEOPHYTE
Harper’s Weekly, February 13, 1886, page 103 (Illustration)
THE CHINESE HIGHBINDERS IN SAN FRANCISCO
Harper’s Weekly, February 13, 1886, page 100 (Illustration)
New England
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 23, 1870, page 468 (Illustrated Article)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND-THE WORK SHOP
Harper’s Weekly, July 23, 1870, page 468 (Illustration)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 30, 1870, page 493 (Illustrated Article)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 30, 1870, page 493 (Illustrations)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 30, 1870, page 493 (Illustrations)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 30, 1870, page 493 (Illustrations)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 30, 1870, page 493 (Illustrations)
THE CHINESE IN NEW ENGLAND
Harper’s Weekly, July 30, 1870, page 493 (Illustrations)
POLITICAL CAPITAL AND COMPOUND INTEREST
Harper’s Weekly, January 31, 1880, page 68 (Nast Cartoon)
New York
CHINESE AMERICANS IN NEW YORK
Harper’s Weekly, October 3, 1857, page 630 (Domestic Intelligence)
NEW YORK "STREET ARABS"
Harper’s Weekly, September 19, 1868, page 604 (Illustrated Article)
CHINESE CANDY MAN
Harper’s Weekly, September 19, 1868, page 604 (Illustration)
OUR CHINESE VISITORS
Harper’s Weekly, September 4, 1869, page 574 (Article)
THE CHINESE QUESTION
Harper’s Weekly, February 18, 1871, page 149 (Nast Cartoon)
THE HEATHEN CHINEE
Harper’s Weekly, February 18, 1871, page 147 (Illustrated Article)
MELICAN LEPORTEE MAN...
Harper’s Weekly, June 14, 1879, page 476 (Bellew Cartoon)
THE CHINESE SCHOOL
Harper’s Weekly, July 19, 1879, pages 573-574 (Illustrated Article)
THE CHINESE SCHOOL IN MOTT STREET, NEW YORK
Harper’s Weekly, July 19, 1879, page 573 (Illustration)
HOME AND FOREIGN GOSSIP
Harper’s Weekly, April 10, 1880, page 188 (News Brief)
A CHINAMAN ON BROADWAY
Harper’s Weekly, February 5, 1881, page 91 (Poem)
OPIUM-SMOKING IN NEW YORK
Harper’s Weekly, September 24, 1881, page 645 (Illustration)
AMERICAN OPIUM-SMOKERS BY H.H. KANE, M.D.
Harper’s Weekly, September 24, 1881, page 646 (Illustrated Article)
AMERICAN OPIUM-SMOKERS BY H.H. KANE, M.D. PART II
Harper’s Weekly, October 8, 1881, page 682 (Illustrated Article)
AMERICAN OPIUM-SMOKERS-INTERIOR OF A NEW YORK OPIUM DEN
Harper’s Weekly, October 8, 1881, page 645 (Illustration)
OUR STREETS FROM A CHINESE POINT OF VIEW
Harper’s Weekly, February 25, 1882, page 127 (Bellew Cartoon)
THE CHINESE BOARDING-HOUSE
Harper’s Weekly, December 1, 1888, page 918 (Article)
THE WIFE OF FOO JUNG
Harper’s Weekly, January 16, 1892, pages 53-54 (Fiction)
THE WIFE OF FOO JUNG
Harper’s Weekly, January 16, 1892, page 53 (Illustration)
AN EAR SHAVE – CHINESE BARBER
Harper’s Weekly, March 10, 1888, page 161 (Illustration)
A CHINESE BARBER IN NEW YORK
Harper’s Weekly, March 10, 1888, page 167 (Illustrated Article)
South
THE COOLY IMPORTATION
Harper’s Weekly, August 31, 1867, pages 546-547 (Editorial)
DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE
Harper’s Weekly, July 31, 1869, page 483 (Domestic Intelligence)
COOLIES
Harper’s Weekly, August 14, 1869, pages 514-515 (Editorial)
West (other)
WHO MAY BE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES
Harper’s Weekly, May 15, 1858, page 306 (Editorial)
WAIFS AND STRAYS
Harper’s Weekly, March 4, 1882, page 139 (News Briefs)
WAIFS AND STRAYS
Harper’s Weekly, April 1, 1882, page 199 (News Briefs)
THE WYOMING MASSACRE
Harper’s Weekly, September 19, 1885, page 611 (Editorial)
HERE’S A PRETTY MESS (IN WYOMING)
Harper’s Weekly, September 19, 1885, page 623 (Nast Cartoon)
THE MASSACRE OF THE CHINESE AT ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING
Harper’s Weekly, September 26, 1885, page 637 (Illustration)
THE CHASE OF THE CHINESE
Harper’s Weekly, September 26, 1885, page 638 (Illustrated Article)
THE CHINESE COMMISSION AT ROCK SPRINGS
Harper’s Weekly, October 17, 1885, page 676 (Illustration)
PAYING THE RECKONING
Harper’s Weekly, October 17, 1885, page 677 (Illustrated Article)
CRIMES AGAINST THE CHINESE
Harper’s Weekly, November 21, 1885, page 755 (Editorial)
ANTI-CHINESE RIOT AT SEATTLE
Harper’s Weekly, March 6, 1886, page 155 (Illustrated Article)
THE ANTI-CHINESE RIOT AT SEATTLE, WASHINGTON TERRITORY
Harper’s Weekly, March 6, 1886, page 157 (Illustration)
MURDERERS STOP AT NOTHING
Harper’s Weekly, March 20, 1886, page 183 (Nast Cartoon)
IF WE WERE ENOUGH OF A NATION TO DEMAND-WE OUGHT
TO BE ENOUGH OF A NATION NOW TO PAY

Harper’s Weekly, March 20, 1886, page 191 (Nast Cartoon)
JUSTICE FOR THE CHINESE
Harper’s Weekly, March 27, 1886, page 208 (Nast Cartoon)
OUR CHINESE NEIGHBORS
Harper’s Weekly, May 15, 1886, page 315 (Article)

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