Articles on Boston Chinatown, 1971-1987

Item

Title
Articles on Boston Chinatown, 1971-1987
Alternative Title
A Visit to Chinatown
Creator
Srulowitz, Frances
Swartz, Leslie
Hanson, Sing
Contributor
The Harvard East Asian Program
Harvard University Language and Area Center for East Asian Studies
Publisher
The Children's Museum, Boston
Date Created
1984
Date Issued
1985
Type
Text
Physical Object
Description
This museum publication is a 1985 pamphlet guide created by the Harvard East Asian Program at The Children’s Museum, Boston. This material aims to educate visitors about Boston’s Chinatown and Chinese grocery stores. First introduced in the exhibit “A Market in China,” displayed at The Children's Museum in Boston, “A Visit to Chinatown” thoughtfully prepared visitors for their Chinatown experience, offering preparation tips, suggesting engaging activities, providing a detailed map of the area, and sharing practical advice for shopping in Chinese grocery stores. Hand-drawn illustrations, such as spices, Chinese-style shoes, a Cantonese Dim Sum restaurant, and so on, are included throughout the text to better immerse readers in the traditional Chinese culture. Although initially aimed at educating children about Chinese culture and food, the contributors and creators thought it would be helpful to anyone interested. The pamphlet marked a significant effort in cultural education and community engagement, reflecting the rich historical context detailed in various articles about Boston's Chinatown from 1971 to 1987.
Language
eng
chi
Subject
Harvard University Language and Area Center for East Asian Studies
Museum publications
Chinatown
Temporal Coverage
1971-1987
Identifier
aamab_f23_013
Rights
SafetyNet case files are restricted for 75 years, unless researchers have written permission from the Asian American Resource Workshop. The remainder of the collection is unrestricted. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.
Rights Holder
Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections