Angel Island Research Toolkit
5/20/2010
Use these resources to learn about ancestors who came through Angel Island.
Books
At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration During the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943 by Erika Lee (University of North Carolina Press)

Laws Harsh As Tigers: Chinese Immigrants and the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law by Lucy E. Salyer (University of North Carolina Press)

In Search of Equality: The Chinese Struggle Against Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century America
by Charles J. McClain (University of California Press)

Chinese American Names: Tradition and Transition by Emma Woo Louie (McFarland & Company)

Entry Denied: Exclusion and the Chinese Community in America, 1882-1943 by Sucheng Chan (Temple University Press)
 
Websites
Angel Island: Immigrant Journeys of Chinese Americans
<www.angel-island.com>
 
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
<www.aiisf.org>
 
Angel Island Immigration Station Poetry
 
Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States
 
National Archives and Record Administration Early Arrivals Record Search 
<casefiles.berkeley.edu>
(partial name index to Angel Island immigrant investigation case files)
 
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Pacific Region
<archives.gov/pacific/san-francisco>
 
USCIS Genealogy Program
<www.uscis.gov/genealogy>