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
 
Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
 
Angel Island Immigration Station Poetry
 
Chinese Immigration and the Chinese in the United States
 
National Archives and Record Administration Early Arrivals Record Search 
(partial name index to Angel Island immigrant investigation case files)
 
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Pacific Region
 
USCIS Genealogy Program
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