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Remembering the Chinese railroad workers that built the Transcontinental Railroad and Stanford’s fortune

(Source: Stanford Daily, May 23, 2019)

STANFORD, Calif. — In 1969, at the “Golden Spike” centennial celebration of the First Transcontinental Railroad’s completion, the Chinese community nationwide had high hopes that the ceremony would provide an opportunity for the country to formally recognize the significant contributions of over 12,000 Chinese workers who helped build the one of the nation’s greatest engineering marvel.

Full story: Stanford Daily

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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