53: Forget it Jake. It’s Locke, California

In Episode 53, Devon takes a little trip south to Locke, California – the last Chinese settlement in the American West.

Secondary topics: Some cannabalism with your Bloomsday Run; explain Leavenworth to the peoples; us full-time Moravians; a little accidental Jeff Goldblum impression; dissing Deadwood; a call to action for listeners.

Works Consulted:

Locke, California historian’s website:
http://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2016/05/george-w-locke-his-family-legacy.html
http://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2016/03/who-approached-george-locke-first.html
http://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2016/03/a-town-founded-by-chinese-or-not.html
http://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2015/10/in-deep-water-george-locke-accused-of.html
http://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2017/02/lockes-earliest-inhabitants-junizumne.html
http://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2017/11/the-watchmen-of-locke.html
https://lockehistory.blogspot.com/2017/11/1920-census-summarized.html
http://www.locketown.com/

Other sources:
Locke:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locke,_California
http://www.locketown.com/
https://www.gluckman.com/Locke.html
https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/asian_american_and_pacific_islander_heritage/locke-historic-district.htm
https://www.amazon.com/Bitter-Melon-Inside-Americas-Chinese/dp/0578155893/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1517417833&sr=8-1&keywords=bitter+melon+book
http://www.locketown.com/chinese%20cultural%20shop.htm

Magnuson Act:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnuson_Act

Chinese-American history:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Chinese_Americans#/media/File:Chinese_Population_USA.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinatowns_in_the_United_States

 

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