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City of Two Chinatowns

"City of Two Chinatowns:  The History of the Chinese in Bakersfield as seen through the Choo Ly and Ng Hon Kim Families".  Bakersfield once had the distinction of having two separate Chinatowns.  Father Gregory Kimm, a native of Bakersfield and the descendant of two local pioneer Chinese families, will use the examples of his own ancestors to talk about the history of the Bakersfield Chinese Community.

Earlier Event: July 17
KCGS Annual Ice Cream Social
Later Event: September 18
Discover the beginnings of Kern County