Asian Heritage

Pictured: The Wong Family poses in front of the University of Texas tower in 1943.
Credit: AR-2008-005-027, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

From the West, by Rail

Pictured: Chinese headstones at Concordia Cemetery in El Paso.
Credit: Texas Mountain Trail Blog
The Only Chinese Cemetery in Texas

A Hostile Environment

The Chinese Exclusion Act

Photograph of unidentified Asian men and women sitting around a table in a room at the capital.
Credit: Portal to Texas History

Later Migrations

From Tex Mex to Viet Tex

A distinct style of cuisine, Viet Tex, has grown out of the confluence of Vietnamese and Texan foodways. Learn more in this episode of Gravy, the podcast of the Southern Foodways Alliance.