In all, 120 Chinese students came to live and study in New England. When they returned home, they served as diplomats, engineers, naval officers, physicians, educators, administrators, and magistrates.Read
Both successes and failures in the execution of debate and diplomacy lay behind some of the most monumental events in Connecticut’s history.Read
Yung Wing was the first Chinese student to graduate from…Read
Inspired by his friendship with Mark Twain, Joseph Twichell took up such causes as labor rights, immigration, education, and interfaith advocacy.Read
In their respective tragic but inspiring final American acts, Yung and the Mission reflect the worst and best of the Chinese Exclusion Act era.Read
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