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Detention Camps

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780195162318
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199788910 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0012
 Detention Camps

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The Board of Health housed refugees from the Chinatown fire in large detention camps, where racial and ethnic dissension forced residential segregation.

Keywords: Board of Health; refugees; Chinatown; detention camps; ethnic dissension; Racial dissension; segregation

Chapter.  5368 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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