California, San Francisco, Register of Chinese Immigrant Court Cases and Foreign Seamen Tax Cards, 1883-1924
This collection contains Register of Court Cases related to Chinese Immigrants arriving at or departing from San Francisco, California, 1883-1916. It also contains tax cards of foreign crew members examined at San Francisco, California, 1921-1924. The court case index cards are arranged numerically by court case number and usually list the name of the petitioner, claimant, or defendant. The tax cards are arranged numerically by ship arrival number and may contain person’s name, sex, age, marital status, head tax status, citizenship, race, place of last permanent residence, destination, port and date of arrival, destination, and purpose for entering the U.S. These records correspond with NARA publication A3381 and were filmed at the NARA facility in College Park, Maryland.