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Interrogation of a Chinese immigrant

Department of the Treasury. Public Health Service, 1912-7/1/19391923

Angel Island Immigration Station

Angel Island Immigration Station
Tiburon, United States

A Chinese applicant being interrogated at Angel Island. Interrogations could last from a few hours to several days. Chinese immigrants often faced more intensive questioning compared to other immigrants groups due to exclusionary immigration policies of the time.

Details

  • Title: Interrogation of a Chinese immigrant
  • Creator: Department of the Treasury. Public Health Service, 1912-7/1/1939
  • Date Created: 1923
  • Location Created: Angel Island, Tiburon, California, USA
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: National Archives and Records Administration
  • Medium: Photograph

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