Trish Hackett Nicola
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- Chinese American
- Research Time Periods
- 19th Century
- 20th Century
Trish Hackett Nicola has over thirty years of family history and genealogical research experience. She has conducted historical research for authors and published many articles on her own research. Her areas of interest include the early settlers of Seattle, Washington State, the Pacific Northwest and Chinese-Americans who came to the United States before 1943. Trish has been working as a volunteer with the Chinese Exclusion Act files at the National Archives at Seattle since 2001. Her blog, ChineseExclusionFiles.com, gives readers the history of the Act and contains more than 240 biographical essays with photos and documents from the files.
Trish is retired and is no longer taking research clients. She lectures and writes about the Chinese Exclusion Act files.
WA, Northwest, Seattle
- MSLS (Librarianship), BS (Accounting)
- Chinese Exclusion Act files at the National Archives at Seattle
- Chinese Exclusion Act Files, Rebecca Lena Graham's Fight for her Inheritance, Halcyon: the Notorious Smuggling Schooner
- "The Halcyon: An Infamous Opium-smuggling Schooner and her Notorious Crew, 1886-1896,"The California Nugget, (Spring 2021): 18-24.
“Opinion: Save National Archives at Seattle, a link from past to present,” Seattle Times, Seattle, WA, 25 January 2020, A13.
“The Two Deaths of Arthur J. Crim of New York, Iowa, Washington, California, Missouri, and Oklahoma,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly, 107:2 (June 2019): 125-136.
“See History: Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files Available on Web,” Northwest Asian Weekly, 38, 10 (Apr 27-May 3, 2019): 7.
“Adventures in Family History: Our Visit to Leimersheim, Germany,” Sheldon Historical Society Schoolhouse Museum Newsletter, 7:2 (March 2018) 2-3.
"The Wong Family of Buffalo and the Chinese Exclusion Act, " Western New York Heritage, (Fall 2012) : 18-27.
"Re-envisioning history: Chinese made their mark on Seattle at the turn of the century, " Northwest Asian Weekly, " (Sept 19-25, 2009): 11, 16.
"Chinese Exclusion Act Records: A Neglected Genealogical Source, " APGQ, (March 2006): 25-30.
"Rebecca Lena Graham's Fight for Her Inheritance, " Pacific Northwest Quarterly, (Summer 2006): 139-147.
- APG, BCG, NGS, and many local genealogical and historical societies
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