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The 1885 Chinese MassacreNot Rock Springs Finest Hour Part 2

The 1885 Chinese MassacreNot Rock Springs Finest Hour Part 2

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This paper dragon was used by the Chinese to celebrate many New Year's Day parades.

The 1885 Chinese Massacre—Not Rock Springs' Finest Hour: Part 1

A view of Chinatown near Rock Springs in the late 1800s. Photo courtesy of the Rock Springs Historical Museum.

The massacre of the Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyoming (Harper's Weekly, Sept.

Chinese immigrants, including these bound for California in 1876, settled throughout the American west during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Federal soldiers on South Front Street in Rock Springs, 1885. Troops were first deployed in Rock Springs to quell the riot on September 5.

Detail of picture on left: The fleeing Chinese,presented as comically wringing their hands and falling down, are protected by Governor Squire's resolute ...

Thomas Nast's 1885 editorial cartoon applies a detail from Goya's The Third of May 1808 to the Rock Springs riot. The cartoon's caption quotes The Mikado.

A typical 19th-century Chinese–American mining camp

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The Tacoma 27 were indicted on felony conspiracy charges related to the Chinese expulsion. None of them were ultimately convicted.

Following their Intermountain West trail from Boise, Idaho, to Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Retired Chinese Coal Miners

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Pacific Chivalry, Harper's Weekly, 7 August, 1869 by Thomas Nast

Some members of the Chinese community were situated along Pacific Avenue, near the Hatch Mill. Some of their shacks are pictured here.

Sweetwater County Historical Museum Photo

Many towns in Wyoming, like Rock Springs, exist today thanks to the hard work and determination of the early coal miners and their families.

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ROCK SPRINGS — On South Main Street stands an old bank building that people drive by likely without giving it a second thought.

Photo from the city of Rock Springs

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Wyoming territorial Governor Francis E. Warren appealed to U.S. president Grover Cleveland for federal troops in Rock Springs.

... have been nearly finalized for placing a memorial, an inscribed piece of granite, at the massacre site, now officially called Chinese Massacre Cove.

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Many towns in Wyoming, like Rock Springs, exist today thanks to the hard work and determination of the early coal miners and their families.

Jacob Weisbach, the mayor of Tacoma during the Chinese expulsion, was a central figure in the anti-Chinese movement in Tacoma.

U.S. President Grover Cleveland wrote about the riot in his 1885 State of the Union Address.

The great smelter smoke stack at Anaconda, said to be the tallest free-standing masonry structure in the world, surrounded by slag and mining debris.

Sweetwater County School District #1 in Rock Springs has issued the ...

Green River Butte, now better known as Castle Rock, and Union Pacific Railroad Bridge

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By February 13, 1886, the expulsion gangs having moved further south, Chinese had also been driven from the Southern Paciifc Railroad's coal mines at ...

They constitute what Chinese historians and some anthropologists call a "clan." The Xie clan owns a certain amount of real estate, including a shrine ...

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A caricature of a Chinese worker wearing a queue an 1899 editorial cartoon titled "The

Rain doesn't dampen spirits - moon festival celebration.

Ho researched accounts of anti-Chinese violence in the West and believes the Hells Canyon massacre is no doubt one of the worst.

Detail of picture on left: The fleeing Chinese,presented as comically wringing their hands and falling down, are protected by Governor Squire's resolute ...

Rock Springs Camp Meeting Ground

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Timothy A. Tipton, age 31, of Rock Springs.

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Kristin Scott Thomas and Gary Oldman star as Clementine and Winston Churchill in director Joe Wright's

Massacre of Chinese immigrants at Rock Springs Wyoming 1885. Hand-colored woodcut - Stock

City Hall (Rock Springs, Wyoming)

At 7:00 a.m. on September 2, 1885, ten white men, in ordinary garb and miner's uniforms, arrived at coal pit number six at the Rock Springs mine.

The Chinese Exclusion Act poster image

Ho researched accounts of anti-Chinese violence in the West and believes the Hells Canyon massacre is no doubt one of the worst.

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Terence Powderly reacted to the massacre in a letter to a magazine writer.

U.S. Secretary of State Thomas F. Bayard urged the U.S. Congress to indemnify the Chinese victims.

A single death record was prepared for all three Chinese killed at Squak. "Cause of Death: Gunshot Wounds. Duration of Illness: Short" The certificate was ...

150 Years Ago, Chinese Railroad Workers Staged the Era's Largest Labor Strike

Strand Millas and Rock Spring

A traditional part of Xialiang

7 and 9, Rock Springs. No date.

The Knights committed an act genocide, essentially, historically known as, the Rock Springs massacre. They killed over one hundred Chinese laborers, ...

Historically there was a coal mine nearby that is noted for the Rock Springs Massacre, where a number of Chinese miners were killed on Sept. 2, 1885.

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Corpses of the Chinese victims

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Rock Spring Farm

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... a European-American who served as consul under the Chinese consul-general in San Francisco, was one of those assigned to investigate the massacre.

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Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church (Rock Springs, Wyoming)

Author Brian Leung visits UW to speak about his novel based on 1885 "Chinese Massacre" in Rock Springs

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The Routh Trailer Court, Green River, in 1979 when Sweetwater County was booming.

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... 1863: New York City draft riots 1874: Tompkins Square Riot, New York City 1877: The Great Railroad Strike 1885: Massacre of Chinese, Rock Springs ...

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The Churchill family on the Pink Terrace at Chartwell, Reading, from left to right

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Thomas Moran's "Green River Cliffs, Wyoming" painted in 1881, offers a romantic version of Sweetwater County's open expanse. National Gallery of Art.

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