In 1910, Ida Delancey lost custody of her niece because her neighbors complained to child services that Ida, a white woman living in Brooklyn, was known to move in the same circles as Chinese-Americans. Elizabeth explores why this was a cause to have the child removed and how fears had increased after a 1909 murder of a young woman in New York City.
Heather Lee, "The Untold Story of Chinese Restaurants in America." Scholars Strategy Network. May 01, 2015. Accessed November 02, 2017.
Mary Ting Li Lui, The Chinatown trunk mystery: murder, miscegenation, and other dangerous encounters in turn-of-the-century New York City. Princeton University Press, 2005.
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)
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