Artwork

Welcome to the Chinese Railroad Workers of North America Project. The archive is under construction, and it will include photographs, texts, art, videos and other materials. Only a few samples are presented in this web site, but when the digital archive is completed we will provide access to the full archive for the public at that time.

The Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project website is subject to Stanford University’s standard Terms of Use (http://library.stanford.edu/about/terms-of-use). However, the Images and other materials housed in the database are  individually copyrighted, and are subject to use restrictions based on the requirements of copyright holders.  Please consult with the copyright holder for the individual item for permission to reuse.

“Golden Spike Celebrations – Chinese workers’ vintage point of Andrew J. Russell’s 'Champagne Photo' site”, 2008, Chinese ink on paper, 48” x 108”

“Invisible and Unwelcomed People”

“Golden Spike Celebrations – Chinese workers’ vintage point of Andrew J. Russell’s ‘Champagne Photo’ site”, 2008, Chinese ink on paper, 48” x 108” Zhi Lin’s series titled “Invisible…

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Laning Mural at Ogden Union Station, Ogden, UT

Mr. Edward Laning (1906-1981), now recognized as one of America’s foremost muralists, was commissioned during the Roosevelt Administration, in 1935, to depict the “Wedding of the Rails” at…

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“Jiu Jin Shan (Old Gold Mountain) (1994)”

Jiu Jin Shan (Old Gold Mountain) (1994), an installation by Hung Liu,  was on display in the Mills College Art Museum in Oakland, CA from January 23 through…

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Breaking ground at Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 1863, for first Transcontinental Railway Southern Pacific Lines.

Breaking ground at Sacramento, Calif., Jan. 1863, for first Transcontinental Railway Southern Pacific Lines

Photographic postcard of mural. Courtesy of California Historical Society, FN-17664/CHS2013.1180

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Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper

Courtesy of The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley. BANC PIC 1963.002:0504–C

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