Forgotten Neighbors: Idaho's Chinese Immigrants
Season 1 Episode 3 | 26m 48s | Video has closed captioning.
In 1870 nearly one-third of the Idaho Territory’s population was Chinese. Most of these individuals were men who worked in mines, though a handful of Chinese women found their way to Idaho. Although the majority of the workers ultimately returned to China, they left a substantial impact on the American West, through the infrastructure they built and the Western culture they influenced.
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