36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair

36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair

This year, we welcomed Year of the Dog with the 36th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair in downtown San Diego. Although always an exciting and successful event, this year was spectacular in particular – we welcomed more then 3,000 visitors throughout the...
The Role of the Liberty Ship in WWII

The Role of the Liberty Ship in WWII

By Murray K. Lee | SDCHM Curator of Chinese American History In 1942 at the beginning of WW-II, German U-Boats were operating off the U.S. Atlantic Coast and many merchant ships were torpedoed and sunk.  Winston Churchill told President Roosevelt that they were...