It was May 2021, when Jeff Chen, Alaska Public Media, did a story on the history of Chinese workers in Alaska salmon canneries. His 5 minutes video was shown on Alaska public TV station in May, 2021 as part of the programs to celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Month. Through Jeff Chen, another reporter from South China Post, Mark Magnier, contacted me for an interview on a written story. Mark talked to me, my brother Philip, and others over a period of 3-4 months. Eventually, he put together a pretty comprehensive story on the history of Chinese cannery workers with a good portion on the subject of Iron Chink. Mark’s article was first published in Sept. 2021; unfortunately, it was only accessible to online subscribers.
Recently, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the article is now available to everyone and here is the link: