Food offerings for the ancestral monument.
A bag of tortilla strips, two cans of Bud Light beer, red-and-white striped peppermint candies, and a bag of American grown Blue Ribbon long grain rice were the food offerings to the 1888 ancestral monuments. While appearing somewhat humorous, and jarring to the senses, the Taoist practitioner bridged the . . . → Read More: Unburying/Part 2: Ching Ming
In 2005, a section of the cemetery was excavated during the construction of the light rail line. Over 186 gravesites were disturbed, the skeletal remains of more than 130 individuals were removed, and grave markers of deceased Chinese persons were found lining a roadway of the Crematorium. . . . → Read More: Unburying Chinese American History in East L.A.