The 1877 riot was a two-day war waged against Chinese immigrants in San Francisco's Chinatown by the city's majority white population. The racially motivated violence resulted in four deaths and the destruction of more than $100,000 (1877 dollars) worth of property belonging to the Chinese.


  • Title: San Francisco Riot
  • Rights: Library of Congress, Public Domain
  • Medium: Illustration

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