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Shocking Stories! The 1906 Earthquake and Fire and the Multicultural Experience

Oakland Museum of California

An afternoon filled with "living history" performances highlighting personal stories from the 1906 earthquake and fire. Featuring Charlie Chin, Chinese American performer and storyteller who becomes quake survivor Hugh Liang in “Chinatown is Burning,” and others.

In collaboration with the California Council for the Humanities, the Japanese Historical Society, the African American Museum and Library at Oakland, and the Chinese Historical Society of America.

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Sunday, May 7, 2006 from 2 to 4 pm


Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street (at 10th)
Oakland, CA 94607


This “living history” performances highlight personal stories from the 1906 earthquake and fire.


General public of all ages. Museum admission.

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