Settlers in California’s Sacramento Delta – History and Resources

Grant Din
Sep 9, 2022
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Introduction
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The Chew Family
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Cannery Industry
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Dalip Singh Samra
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Hoon Owyang
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Resources
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Upon completion of the Transcontinental and other railroads throughout the American West, many Chinese immigrant railroad workers went to work building levees in the Sacramento River delta. This process reduced flooding and created rich farmland. Many ethnic groups have farmed in this area and their children had to attend segregated schools for a number of years. Learn about this fertile ground, the people who lived there, and what they left behind.

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About the speaker

Grant Din has conducted genealogical research for over thirty years and currently serves on the board of the California Genealogical Society. He served on the staff of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation for eight years and currently v
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    Maureen Bausemer
    3 days ago

    Thank you for sharing this information. It is heartbreaking to hear of the discrimination but inspiring to hear of their courage and determination.

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