Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates           

         by Tim J. Myers:

            Works Cited

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Yu, Connie Young, author of Chinatown, San Jose, U.S.A.  History/San José; Historian, Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (CHCP); Board Member Emeritus, Chinese Historical Society of America.

Research travel:

California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA.

China Camp State Park, San Rafael, CA.

Historical site of early Chinese fishing camp, Monterey CA.

Historical site of early immigration station for Chinese to California, Angel Island State Park, CA.

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco CA.

The Farallon Islands, CA.