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There are articles in the museum from early Chinese residences

They were involved in the building of the Bartlett Spring toll road, working at Lake County's California Borax Company, early mining and farming.

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MINING   Some discriminatory legislation was challenged by White business men who needed Chinese American workers. When the California Legislature passed a law prohibiting corporations holding state charters from employing "any Chinese or Mongolian," the president of Sulphur Bank Mine in  Lake County defied the law and had it nullified. 

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