Times Past

October 20, 2012

SLO County’s Chinese heritage

San Luis Obispo’s Chinatown is back in the news thanks to recent archaeological discoveries on Palm Street. In the early 1900s, it was a parallel universe catering to Asian residents of our region who weren’t always welcome in the white side of San Luis Obispo.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.