150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike: Chinese Workers and the Transcontinental Railroad

Sponsored by Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project


Thursday, April 11, 2019
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
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Tressidder Union, Oak Lounge, 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford University
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Event Details:

This event is hosted by the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford. You are cordially invited to join the project team at this special event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike and celebrating the Chinese workers and the Transcontinental Railroad.


2:00 PM – Public Reception
Visit and View Historical Visualizations, Oral History Interviews, School Curriculum Modules, Student Research, Archeology Discoveries, Digital Scholarship, Digital Materials Repository in the Stanford Library, Book Releases

3:30 PM –  Film screening (world premier):

“Phil Choy, Making Tracks”, a documentary film by Barre Fong and Connie Young Yu.

Based on material in the project’s Oral Histories collection.

4:15-5:30pm   Formal Remarks

University leadership and leaders of the

Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project

Admission Info

Free and open to the public.

Tea will be served.

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