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  • The first chapter in the history of L.A.'s Chinatown - and the first chapter of our new installment of Departures - takes us back to the first wave of immigration from China to the Pacific coast of the United States. ...
  • The first wave of migration from China stretches from the age of the Californios to the creation of a new Los Angeles Chinatown in the 1930's. [scald=79543:kl_image_original_context ... immigrants came from the South East area of China of Canton or Kwantung in the Pearl River Delta and from the rural regions of ...
  • Departures From Canton to L.A. The first chapter of our new installment of ...
  • ... Join us as we explore one of Los Angeles' most iconic communities : Chinatown . In Memory of Irvin Lai. When you look back ... the help of the Chinese American Museum, the KCET Departures team ventured into Chinatown to record its deep social and ...
  • ... For many Angelenos, this year's Memorial Day turned out to be more than just the unofficial first day of the summer -- it was the ... a web of bureaucracy that largely prevented the public from legally entering the river, began its official Pilot Recreation program ...
  • ... world in which a sense of deep social history can be felt from the sampling of its food culture. We take a look at how food played an important role in shaping Chinatown . For many, Chinatown is not much more than a place to eat ...
  • With the launch of Departures " Chinatown ," KCET offers an invitation to experience a vibrant cultural ... and its role within a cultural community that extends from the heart of Los Angeles to the San Gabriel ...
  • ... a wave of migration to California, including 25,000 from Canton . [scald=73065:kl_image_original_context]As we celebrate ... Angelenos are expected to attend celebrations at the Chinatown Plaza, featuring dancing lions, a parade, traditional incense ... in Chinatown , Los Angeles, check out the Departures : Chinatown installment featuring a slide show of historic ...
  • ... "traditional" costume by day, and at night returned to Chinatown proper just a few blocks away to change into normal streetwear. ... decade of the 1930s was a pivotal time overall for both communities . China and the "Orient" had become areas of exotic fascination ...
  • ... far out of fashion as dining in the former tourist trap of Chinatown has become, eating a curry beef pie amid the neighborhood's Hello ... — in large parts an askew imitation of the low-lying communities in which the last couple generations of Americans grew up, bored ...

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