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A Guide for Researching Your Chinese Family History
Second Edition
Chinese Family History Group of Southern California


• Timeline of Events Impacting Chinese American Immigration
• Chinese Family History Research Sources
• How to Interview Chinese Family Members and Others
• How to Navigate Around Chinese Names in Your Research
• How to Access Records at NARA
• How to Find Public Documents for a Paper Son or Paper Daughter
• You Chung (Y.C.) Hong Research Materials at the Huntington Library
• Digitizing Chinese Characters
• Chinese Clan/Surname Genealogy Books (Zupu & Jiapu)
• Chinese Cemeteries: How to Visit Chinese Cemeteries in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Honolulu How to Find Chinese History Information on Gravestones
• How to Find and Visit your Ancestral Village
• Tracing Chinese Family History Through DNA Testing
• Organizing and Preserving Family Documents
• Ways to Pass on Family History Information to Future Generations
• Print Resources and Special Collections in the Southern California Region
• Internet Resources for Chinese Family History