Thursday, February 22, 2007

Chinese Mason Building, Walnut Grove California

Chinese Mason Building,
Market Street elevation, Walnut Grove.

Photo by Mary L. Manieri for Par Environmental Services

Two communities that demonstrate the experiences of early Asian immigrants and their struggle to find a place in American society are Locke and Walnut Grove, California. Located near the junction of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, these towns became a central area for immigrant agricultural workers in the Delta region.