Golden Gate Firmly Locked

DESCRIPTION: "Fellow countrymen, four hundred million strong," the Chinese are often skilled. They want to come to America, "but are barred." The singer wishes for wings to fly past the barbarians
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1911 (Jinshan ge ji, according to Cohen)
KEYWORDS: emigration discrimination China
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS2, p. 666, "[Golden Gate Firmly Locked]" (1 text)
NOTES: For some background on Chinese immigration and the Chinese Exclusion Act, see the notes to "The Heathen Chinese." - RBW
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