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Dr. Joseph Kinyoun

Dr. Joseph Kinyoun was a leader in the diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases.

The War on Rats

The war against rats helped end the bubonic plague outbreak in San Francisco.

Rupert Blue

In 1901, Rupert Blue launched a health campaign that ended a deadly bubonic plague.

Chapter 1 | Plague at the Golden Gate

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The Chinese Six Companies

On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown.

Ng Poon Chew

Ng Poon Chew was a writer, a publisher and an advocate for Chinese American civil rights.

San Francisco’s Bubonic Plague Cover-up

Word spreads of a bubonic plague outbreak in San Francisco’s Chinatown.

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Plague at the Golden Gate (Chinese)

一起來了解1900 年舊金山爆發的淋巴腺鼠疫如何引起恐懼和反亞裔情緒。

Plague at the Golden gate (español)

Descubra cómo la peste bubónica desató miedo y sentir antiasiático en San Francisco.

Flood in the Desert (español)

Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928, el segundo desastre más mortal en California.

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