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1. Asians Asians Overview of the Asian Peoples in Kansas City.

2. Boston Shoe Store Boston Shoe Store ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Boston Shoe Store showing a small man who looks stereotypically Asian holding a large bowl and chopsticks. A cat next to him carries a rat in its mouth. One of two cards with similar...

3. Chinese Chinese

4. Chinese Chinese June 30, 1966 The Chinese have been on a decline since 1900 with a population of 168--89 males and 79 females.

5. Circus Performers Circus Performers Unidentified Asian circus performers.

6. Development and Contribution of a Silent Minority: The Chinese In the Greater Kansas City Area Development and Contribution of a Silent Minority: The Chinese In the Greater Kansas City Area 1975 A 31 page typewritten paper about the history of the Chinese as an ethnic group in Kansas City since the late 19th century, including discrimination, clubs, businesses, etc. Also chronology of prominent...

7. Dr. Roe Chung Dr. Roe Chung May/15/1899 Photo and ad for the business of Dr. Roe Chung, "successful Chinese physician" at 12th and Walnut Streets.

8. Filipinos Filipinos

9. Golden Eagle Clothing House, The Golden Eagle Clothing House, The ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Golden Eagle Clothing House showing young Asian boy holding a fan. Card is cut in shape of boy. Front says: "Retails Goods at Wholesale Prices." Back of card is blank. Address given...

10. Historical Overview of the Asian Peoples Historical Overview of the Asian Peoples //1976 About 30 Filipinos in Kansas City by 1924 to attend colleges and escape political and economic turmoil in their homeland.

11. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 Discussion about people from the nation of India included with the other 1200 Asians in 1976, noted as immigrating for advanced training in teaching, engineering, chemistry, and medicine, etc.

12. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City May 29, 1905 First in the area between 1880 and 1950 as laborers and merchants. Later laundry and restaurant shopkeepers and gifted scientists remained here during the Cold War. Discussion of Asians' contributions,...

13. Land of Big Dreams Land of Big Dreams February 6, 2011 Article reports the increase in the Asian population occurring throughout the Kansas City area. Article includes brief biographical sketches of some outstanding Asian students and information on some of...

14. Lung Shing, China and Japan Bazaar Lung Shing, China and Japan Bazaar ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Lung Shing with image of a pink rose. Front of card says: "Lung Shing, China and Japan Bazaar." Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
No. 1202 Main St.,
Kansas...

15. Nout Thipphavong, Friend of Refugees Nout Thipphavong, Friend of Refugees November/17/1997 Photo and biographical article about Reverend Nout Thipphavong, a woman refugee from Laos (in Southeast Asia) and pastor of the Prairie Baptist Church, "a suburban congregation in Kansas City," "engag[ing]...

16. Opening America's Doors Opening America's Doors February 5, 2006 Article tells story of the community of Hmong refugees who have settled in the Kansas City area. Hmong Manufacturing is a plastics company in Kansas City, Kansas owned by Her Vang. A mural depicting various...

17. Quon Sam Kee, China and Japan Bazaar Quon Sam Kee, China and Japan Bazaar ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Quon Sam Kee with images of red roses. Front of card says: "Quon Sam Kee, China and Japan Bazaar." Front lower left corner has number 75. Back of card is blank. Address given on front...

18. Searching for Nirvana Searching for Nirvana January/22/1995 File containing photos and an article about southeast Asian Buddhists and their various places of worship, etc. in Greater Kansas City.

19. Siegfried Bros. Siegfried Bros. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Siegfried Bros. showing three stereotypical Asian men frightened and running away from a large dog chained to a dog house. Caption says: "What d'yer soy? Ha! Ha! John Chinaman he eatie...

20. The Write Stuff The Write Stuff July//1985 Photo and biographical article about Wilma Yeo, a writing teacher for 20 years, writer with "dozens of published magazine articles," and co-founder of "the library at Bryant Elementary School."