Angel Island Immigrants: 80 Nationalities and the Genealogical Resources They Left Behind

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
12:00 PM - 01:00 AM


Sutro Library, 5th Floor Leonard Library
Sutro Library
Colyn Wohlmut


While people who have heard about Angel Island might know about the Chinese poetry carved on its walls, what's less known is that over one million people from at least eighty countries were processed by officials based on the island, and there are quite a lot of genealogical resources available through federal government sources. Learn from examples of case studies of Chinese, Jewish, South Asian and Japanese immigrants and find out about National Archives and other resources that might be available for your own research.


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