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Chinese Community in Sydney
The collection brings together selected items from the collection relating to the Chinese community in Sydney.
Some items show the discrimination faced and the poverty and poor living conditions some Chinese residents had to endure in the 19th century. Other items show that some Chinese residents thrived and built successful businesses in Sydney or were involved in other aspects of Sydney life.
Users reading the letters in this collection should be aware that these are historical records and the attitudes expressed may not reflect current community values or expectations.
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