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This article was published in 1890.
417 articles were published that year.

This article has a primary subject code of "Own and Other National or Language Groups" (I C).
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  • Chicago Tribune -- April 03, 1890
    Chinamen Fear Persecution

    Over sixty Chinamen have sold their laundries in this city, packed up their "layouts" and left in a body for Hongkong by way of British-Columbia late this evening, and a still larger company of laundrymen will, it is said, soon follow them. The reason of this sudden exodus is said to be fear of persecution from the association of white laundrymen, whose lately "formed plan of campaign," is directed against them.

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