Cartoon Censuring Anti-Chinese Sentiment


Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)

Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)
San Francisco, United States

The Argument Of Nationality. Excited Mob--"We don't want any cheap-labor foreigners intruding upon us native-born citizens." Cartoon censuring the intolerance which disguised itself as patriotism in anti-Chinese sentiments. Cartoon depicts Irish, German, Italian and African-American citizens lynching a Chinese man. Circa 1880.


  • Title: Cartoon Censuring Anti-Chinese Sentiment
  • Creator: Bettmann
  • Rights: Getty Images

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