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2013 - Vol. 35 No. 1
Three Enduring Legacies:
The Story of Castelar: 130 Years

Compiled by Susie Ling and Susan Dickson
Castelar Poems - by Cindi Yan, Simin Woo and Jay Tong

The Cinese American Museum
A Personal Story of CAM's Early Years - by Pauline Wong Ph.D.
A Postrscript - by Michael Duchemin Ph.D.

The Far East Cafe
A Proud Legacy in Little Tokyo - by Raymeond Douglas Chong
Mr Far East Cafe - by Zhang Weiming


This journal reflects the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California’s on-going effort to document the history of Los Angeles Chinatown and the surrounding Chinese American communities.


Gum Saan Journal is an annual publication. It solicits manuscripts that explore the historical, cultural, and humanistic aspects of Chinese American experiences, particularly relating to Southern California, as well as contemporary issues of relevence to the Chinese American community. Manuscripts should be approximately 3,000 words in length. If your manuscript is accepted for publication, you will be responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce any copyrighted materials used in your article.