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Sun Wing Wo General Store and Herb Shop

Date
May 2, 2023
Time
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost
$3
Organizer’s Site
camla.org/current-exhibits/#sun-wing-wo-general-store-and-herb-shop
Council District
City Council District 14
Event Series Dates
Ongoing

Recreation of a store housed in the Garnier Building in the 1890s. The Sun Wing Wo store opened in 1891 and remained in this building until 1948. The store was a multi-purpose space that showed how self-sufficient the Chinese were, and had to be, due to racism and discrimination, while also being responsive to the needs of their community. Even though the store predominantly served the Chinese, people from every facet of society also came to purchase Chinese merchandise.

 

COST: Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Members – Free

Location

Chinese American Museum
425 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Phone:
213.485.8567
Website:
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Organizer

Chinese American Museum
Phone
213-485-8567

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