Korean Immigrant History in San Francisco

Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation’s Vice President of the Board, Rosemarie Nahm, begins her article San Francisco Beginnings of the Early Korean Immigrant Community and Its Independence Movement with noting an important historical milestone…

“As we observe the centennial of the March 1, 1919 Movement (aka “Mansei Movement” or “Sam Il Undong” in Korean) this year, it is a timely opportunity to study the critical role that San Francisco played in the early Korean immigrant community and its independence movement in the mainland U.S.”

To learn more about the lesser known history of early Korean immigrants and their experiences at the U.S. Immigration Station, the full article can be found HERE.

Russell Nauman