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- Asian American Comparative Collection Laboratory of Anthropology, Department of Sociology/Anthropology, University of Idaho
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- Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive, (CRBEHA) Washington State University
- Polly Bemis – Photos of Polly and Her Ranch by Ruthanne Lum McCunn
- Chinese North America Research Committee
- Lewiston’s Beuk Aie Temple, Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History
This page updated by Ronnie Joiner on December 31, 2022.