*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.

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

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Friday, September 20, 2019, 6:30 pm
Visual Presentation: Mission Dolores Public Mural
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11:00 am
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
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Saturday, September 21, 2019, 1:30 pm
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:30 pm
Presidio, Presidio Meeting Room
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 2:45 pm
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Thursday, September 19, 2019, 3:00 pm
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The Stuff of Life:
Through Thursday, September 26, 2019
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Queer as German Folk
Through Thursday, September 26, 2019
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space
Rock Star Journalists of Rolling Stone
Through Sunday, October 20, 2019
Main Library, Magazines & Newspapers Center 5th Fl

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