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The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America

Sat Mar 2, 2019
10:00am
all
Adults $5, Students and Seniors $3 and CAMOC Members are FREE

The Chinese American Museum of Chicago hosts a temporary exhibitionThe Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America, to coincide with the 150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit in Utah. 

The bilingual exhibit, which features photographs by Li Ju, pays tribute to the approximately 12,000 Chinese workers who completed the west coast portion of the world’s first Transcontinental Railway. 

The Chinese Helped Build the Railroad – The Railroad Helped Build America was organized by the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University and Li Ju. 


Chinese American Museum of Chicago
238 W 23rd Street
Chicago, IL 60616
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