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Lecture on the Beginnings of Hartford’s Chinese Community

Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Find out about Yale’s first Chinese Graduate, Yung Wing, and how he convinced China to send over 150 of their best and brightest males to be educated in New England in the 1870s. Wing made Hartford the headquarters of his Chinese Educational Mission and ran a large school here for several years. Other facets of Hartford’s Chinese community will also be explored.

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Date:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

Hartford Public Library: Dwight Branch
7 New Park Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106 United States
Phone:
860-965-7460
Website:
hplct.org