Friday, March 30, 2007

New England Australia's Chinese - Reference Post

Photo: Wing Hing Long store, Tingha. Now a museum.

This post simply records some web references on New England's Chinese for general reference, along with my own posts on the topic. As well as New Englanders, I think that Chinese whether overseas or in Australia along with Australians of Chinese ancestry - there are a lot - will find the material interesting.

Web References

The Chinese-Australian Historical Images in Australia (CHIA) database is a catalogue of historical images of Chinese, Chinese immigrants and their descendants held in Australia. You can search by town or name. The photos are great.

Golden Threads records the history of the Chinese in regional NSW in the period 1850-1950. Necessarily it has a strong New England focus simply because the Chinese were important in New England. The site includes a regional search facility along with a number of specific feature stories. Photo Kwong Sing store Glen Innes.

There is also a Chinese Australian Historical Society, although I have yet to follow them up.

Posts linked in some way to New England's Chinese community

26 February 2007. New England's Chinese - Introductory Post

11 November 2006. Secrets of New England - along the Fossickers Way Day Two Nundle

23 February 2007. End Week Reflections - Quong Tart and the Chinese in Australia

28 March 2007. Emmaville Mining Musuem

25 June 2007. Gwydir River - Rocky River

25 June 2007. Towards a Course on the History of New England- The Colonial Period.

10 November 2007. Death of New England Writer Eric Rolls (1923-2007)

2 May 2008. Wing Hing Long & Co - Tingha

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