*Family Legacies for Chinese Americans

Legends and Verification with Jeanie Low
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Jeanie Low will teach you to uncover records such as 1885 San Francisco Chinatown map, census and Chinese Mortuary Records; 1870-1930 gravestones; and 20th century immigration and naturalization records.

Jeanie is the author of China Connection: Finding Ancestral Roots for Chinese in America. She has degrees in Library Technology and Chinese Studies.

Since 1993, Low has presented for various organizations including the National Archives and Records Administration, National Genealogical Society, Chinese Historical Society of America, California Genealogical Society and Angel Island Immigration Station.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates Asian/Pacific Islander American heritage, with special events filled with dance, music and art, exhibits, author talks, crafts, delicious food and creative programs for all ages.

Learn more about History and Genealogy through the wealth of resources available at the Library.

Upcoming Events

International Film: Sita Sings the Blues
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
Ocean View, Ocean View Meeting Room
Candy Leis
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
Ortega, Ortega Meeting Room
Crazy Rich Asians - Audio Described Film
Friday, May 24, 2019, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

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Candy Lei Day!
Thursday, May 23, 2019, 4:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room
Chinese Brush Painting
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 2:00 pm
Ortega, Ortega Meeting Room
Diwali Paper Lantern
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 2:00 pm
Mission, Mission Teen's Area

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Current Exhibits

Thread that Connects
Through Thursday, August 1, 2019
Main Library, International Center

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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