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Community 社區

New Chinatown was conceived as a place where Chinese-Americans could live and flourish, support one another, and promote belonging, understanding, and a sense of identity connecting the old and the young. From the benevolent societies of the 19th century to contemporary mutual aid efforts, New Chinatown has provided a familial network for its residents and extended community within the vast sprawl of Los Angeles.

Bilingual social services directory for the L.A. Chinese community (1960s)
The Huntington Library, Hong Family Papers.

Bilingual social services directory for the L.A. Chinese community (1960s)

Children singing in traditional dress (c. 1940)

Opening ceremony of New Chinatown (1938)

The Golden Pagoda building, later Hop Louie (1940s)

Los Angeles Public Library bookmobile decorated for Chinese New Year parade (1974)