Ann Elizabeth Chan Clip 1: Making a New Home Despite Racial Discrimination
Collection: This recording is part of the Queens Memory Collection at the Archives at Queens Library: Ann Elizabeth Chan and is available in digital audio.
Description: Ann Elizabeth Chan recalls leaving Manhattan's Chinatown and moving to Long Island in the 1950s with her husband and brother. The family is met with rising property costs as well as restrictive housing covenants. Ann and her family do manage to locate a decent size house in the Long Island suburb of New Hyde Park.
Discrimination in housing; Suburbs; Chinese Americans; Emigration and immigration
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