In 1859 Chinese students were excluded from the California School system. A local editorial touts, "But teach them separately from our Caucasian blood pure. We want no mongrel race of moral and mental hybrids to people the mountains and valleys of California.” Harper's Weekly cartoon by W.A. Rogers, "For Heaven's Sake Do Not Embarrass the Administration!"


  • Title: Separate Education
  • Creator: W.A. Rogers
  • Date Created: 1906-11-10
  • Rights: Harvard University, Public Domain
  • Medium: Illustration

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