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Author Yung, Judy.
Title Unbound voices : a documentary history of Chinese women in San Francisco / Judy Yung.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, [1999]

Author Yung, Judy.
Subject Chinese American women -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- Sources.
Chinese American women -- California -- San Francisco -- Social conditions -- Sources.
Women immigrants -- California -- San Francisco -- History -- Sources.
Chinese American women -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- Sources.
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations -- Sources.
Description xv, 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0520208706 (alk. paper)
0520218604 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 41320204
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Terminology and Transliterations 
Pt. 1Lessons from My Mother's Past: Researching Chinese Women's Immigration History9
  Chin Lung's Affidavit, May 14, 189217
  Leong Shee's Testimony, April 18, 189320
  Leong Shee's Testimony, July 24, 192923
  Jew Law Ying's Coaching Book32
  Jew Law Ying's and Yung Hin Sen's Testimonies, April 2-3, 194157
  Oral History Interview with Jew Law Ying87
Pt. 2Bound Feet: Chinese Women in the Nineteenth Century99
  Images of Women in Chinese Proverbs: "A Woman without Talent Is Virtuous"103
  Kwong King You, Sau Saang Gwa: "If I Could Just See Him One More Time"113
  A Stain on the Flag / M. G. C. Edholm124
  Confession of a Chinese Slave-Dealer: How She Bought Her Girls, Smuggled Them into San Francisco, and Why She Has Just Freed Them / Helen Grey144
  The Chinese Woman in America / Sui Seen [Sin] Far154
  Worse Than Slaves: Servitude of All Chinese Wives / Louise A. Littleton164
  Mary Tape, an Outspoken Woman: "Is It a Disgrace to Be Born a Chinese?"171
Pt. 3Unbound Feet: Chinese Immigrant Women, 1902-1929177
  Sieh King King, China's Joan of Arc: "Men and Women Are Equal and Should Enjoy the Privileges of Equals"181
  Madame Mai's Speech: "How Can It Be That They Look upon Us as Animals?"188
  No More Footbinding (Anonymous)194
  Wong Ah So, Filial Daughter and Prostitute: "The Greatest Virtue in Life Is Reverence to Parents"201
  Law Shee Low, Model Wife and Mother: "We Were All Good Women - Stayed Home and Sewed"211
  Jane Kwong Lee, Community Worker: "Devoting My Best to What Needed to Be Done"224
  The Purpose of the Chinese Women's Jeleab Association / Liu Yilan242
Pt. 4First Steps: The Second Generation, 1920s247
  The Oriental Girl in the Occident, by One of the "Second Generation"251
  Manifestations of Modern Influences on Second Generation Chinese / Rose Chew256
  Alice Sue Fun, World Traveler: "A Rebel at Heart"264
  Rose Yuen Ow, Cabaret Dancer: "I've Lived a Full Life"273
  Tiny / Tye Leung Schulze281
  Some Rambling Thoughts on Why I Am a Christian / Florence Chinn Kwan289
  Story of a Chinese College Girl (The Conflict between the Old and the Young) / Esther Wong297
  Flora Belle Jan, Flapper and Writer: "I Long for Unconventionality and Freedom"307
  Gladys Ng Gin, Cocktail Waitress: "That's What Happens When You're Illiterate"319
Pt. 5Long Strides: The Great Depression, 1930s329
  Ethel Lum, Social Worker: "Careful Social Planning Needed"333
  Jane Kwong Lee, Community Worker: "A Richer Life for All"347
  Wong See Chan, Hardworking Wife and Mother: "The 1930s Were the Hardest"356
  Eva Lowe, Fighter for the Underdog: "You Have to Stand Up for Your Rights: Nobody Will Give You Anything for Nothing"365
  Alice Fong Yu, Schoolteacher and Community Organizer: "I Wanted to Help People, Not Run Their Lives"375
  Sue Ko Lee and the 1938 National Dollar Stores Strike: "It Changed Our Lives"387
Pt. 6In Step: The War Years, 1931-1945409
  Women's Role in the War of Resistance: "Everyone, Man and Woman, Has a Responsibility in the Rise and Fall of a Nation"413
  Lady P'ing Yo on War: "Women, Show Your Stuff"423
  Jane Kwong Lee, Community Worker: "To Save Our Motherland and Promote Our Status as Women"432
  Dr. Margaret Chung and the Fair-Haired Bastards Club: "Necessity Is the Mother of Invention"452
  Chinese in the United States Today: The War Has Changed Their Lives, by Rose Hum Lee465
  Marinship Chinese Workers Are Building Ships to Free Their Home Land, by Constance Wong [Jade Snow Wong]473
  May Lew Gee, Shipyard Worker: "I Was a Tacker on the Graveyard Shift"479
  Ruth Chan Jang, U.S. Air Corps Corporal: "I Would Love to Be Buried at Arlington"486
  Lai Yee Guey and Lorena How, Mother and Daughter: "Making Marks for Heaven"496
AppGiving Voice to Chinese American Women: Oral History Methodology511
 Chinese Glossary527

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