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A History of Chinese Americans in California:

Arreola, Daniel D. "Locke, California: Persistence and Change in the Cultural Landscape of a Delta Chinatown." M.A. thesis, California State University, Hayward, 1975.

Bamford, Mary E. Angel Island, the Ellis Island of the West. Chicago: The Women's American Baptist Home Mission Society, 1917.

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. California Inter Pocula. San Francisco: The History Co., 1888.
_____________. Essays and Miscellany. Vol. XXXVIII of the Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft. 39 vols. San Francisco: The History Co., 1890.

Bonnot, Paul. "The California Shrimp Industry." Fish Bulletin No. 38. Sacramento: Division of Fish and Game of California, 1932.

California Commissioners of Fisheries. Annual Report (1878-79).

Carosso, Vincent P. The California Wine Industry, 1830-1895, a Study of the Formative Years. Berkeley: 1951.

Chinn, Thomas W., editor. A History of the Chinese in California. San Francisco: Chinese Historical Society of America, 1969.

Chiu, Ping. Chinese Labor in California. Madison, Wisconsin: 1963.

Chu, George. "Chinatowns in the Delta: The Chinese in the Sacramento- San Joaquin Delta, 1870-1960." California Historical Society Quarterly 49:1 (March 1970), pp. 21-37.

Collins, J. W. "Report on the Fisheries of the Pacific Coast of the United States." Report of the Commissioner for 1888, U.S. Commission on Fish and Fisheries. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1892.

Coolidge, Mary Roberts. Chinese Immigration. New York: Henry Holt, 1909.

Cowan, R. E., and Dunlap. B. Bibliography of the Chinese Question. 1909.

Dana, Julian. The Sacramento: River of Gold. New York: 1939.

Fisher, Anne B. The Salinas, Upside Down River. New York: 1945.

Fong, Lincoln. "Aster Production in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties." Unpublished paper, San Mateo Junior College, 1951.

Goode, George B. The Fisheries and Fishing Industries of the United States. Vol. 2. Washington: 1887.

Goss, Helen R. The Life and Death of a Quicksilver Mine. Los Angeles: 1958.

Greenwood, Roberta S. "The Overseas Chinese at Home." Archaeology, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 42-49.

Griffin, A. P., compiler. List of Books on Chinese Immigration. 1904.

Hansen, Gladys and William Heintz. The Chinese in California. San Francisco: Richard Abel & Company, Inc., 1970.

Hittell, John S. The Commerce and Industries of the Pacific Coast of North America. San Francisco: 1882.

Johnson, Arthur T. California, An Englishman's Impressions of the Golden State. London: 1913.

Ledue, Edward. "The Chinese Along the Scott River." Siskiyou Pioneer, 1978.

Loomis, Rev. A. G. "How Our Chinamen Are Employed." Overland Monthly, o.s. v. 7 (1869), pp. 231-40.

Mason, William. "The Chinese in Los Angeles." Museum Alliance Quarterly, Vol. 6 (1967), pp. 15-20.

Mayer, Edith C. "Development of the Raisin Industry in Fresno County, California." Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1931.

McGowan, Joseph A. History of the Sacramento Valley. Vol. 1. New York: 1961.

Middlebrook, R. P. "The Chinese at Sorrento." San Diego Historical Society Quarterly, Vol. 10 (Jan. 1964), pp. 9-13.

Miller, Charlotte T. "Grapes, Queues, and Quicksilver." Unpublished manuscript, 1966.

Nash, Robert A. The Chinese Shrimp Fishery in California. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles, 1973.

Ng, Pearl. "Writings on the Chinese in California." Unpublished M.A. thesis, 1939.

Nordhoff, Charles. "Northern California." Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 68 (Dec. 1873 - May 1874), pp. 35-45.
_______________. Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands. New York: 1877.

Ochs, Patricia M. "A History of Chinese Labor in San Luis Obispo County." Unpublished manuscript, California State Polytechnic College, 1966.

Oefinger, Catherine C. "The Flower Industry of San Mateo County." Unpublished paper, San Mateo Junior College, 1941.

Page, Henry M. Pasadena, Its Early Years. 1964.

Pflueger, Donald. Glendora, The Annals of a Southern California Community. 1951.

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