Chinese immigration certificate of identity, California, 1908-1943 : NARA, RG 85

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Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2011
on 43 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
National Archives microfilm publications; RG 85


Microfilm of original records (1 volume : ports.) at the National Archives and Administration, Pacific Region in San Bruno, California.

"These registers tracked Certificates of Identity issued to persons of Chinese ancestry arriving at the port of San Francisco, California between 1909-1938." -- [Introd., p. i]

A fire in the 1940s in the INS Office destroyed thousands of certificates.

Some certificate numbers are missing.

Includes name, case file number, and certificate number.



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