Most of the fishermen in San Francisco Bay were immigrants from both European and Asian countries. View this segment to learn
- about different immigrant groups that brought different fishing traditions from their home countries.
- that Chinese immigrants fished in great numbers, especially for shrimp and smelt.
- about the discriminatory attitudes and practices towards Chinese fisherman that were prevalent in the 19th century.
- about the many factors contributed to the decline of the San Francisco Bay fishing industry.
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