Voting is Your Privilege: Unsung Heroes

Our second segment of the voting video series showcases two important Asian American suffragists: Dr. Mabel Ping-Hua Lee, an immigrant to the U.S., unable to vote herself due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, and Tye Leung Schulze, American by birth, who was the first Chinese woman to vote in a Presidential primary.

 

Introduction by Ryan Leonard Pei

Edited by Ginger Yifan Chen

 

Original footage courtesy of:

  • Because of Her Story, Smithsonian Women's History Initiatives, (2020, August 2). "Lead the Charge" (1:20)

  • Unladylike2020, (2020, May 12). "Tye Leung Schulze" (10:18)

 

If you are interested in more information:

 

https://chsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Towards-Equality-Curriculum-Guide-.pdf

 

https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/mabel-ping-hua-lee

 

https://chineseexclusionfiles.com/tag/tye-leung-schulze/

 

https://chineseexclusionfiles.com/2020/03/26/dr-mabel-ping-hua-lee-1896-1966-2020-national-womens-history-alliance-honoree/

 

https://www.nps.gov/people/tye-leung-schulze.htm

 

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/vote-not-all-women-gained-right-to-vote-in-1920/

 

https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-10-18/japanese-americans-incarcerated-during-world-war-ii-were-still-allowed-vote-kind

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