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New Sacramento mural ‘corrects history’ by honoring Chinese Transcontinental Railroad workers

August 30, 2019


>>>>OUR>>OUR GOAL>>OUR GOAL IS>>OUR GOAL IS TO>>OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE>>OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE THE>>OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE THE
COOLEST,>>OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE THE
COOLEST, BIGGEST,>>OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE THE
COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST>>OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE THE
COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC
ART COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC
ART GALLERY COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC
ART GALLERY IN COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC
ART GALLERY IN THE COOLEST, BIGGEST, BEST PUBLIC
ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD. ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD. ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ARE ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ARE ON ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ARE ON OUR ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ARE ON OUR WAY, ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ARE ON OUR WAY, DON’T ART GALLERY IN THE WORLD.
WE ARE ON OUR WAY, DON’T YOU WE ARE ON OUR WAY, DON’T YOU WE ARE ON OUR WAY, DON’T YOU
THINK? THINK? THINK?
>>THINK?
>>AT THINK?
>>AT SIX THINK?
>>AT SIX STORIES THINK?
>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH THINK?
>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND THINK?
>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A BLOCK>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A BLOCK WIDE,>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A BLOCK WIDE, THIS>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON>>AT SIX STORIES HIGH AND HALF
A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST SIDE A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST SIDE OF A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST SIDE OF THE A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS A BLOCK WIDE, THIS MURAL ON THE
EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS AN EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS AN EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS AN
UNDERTAKING EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS AN
UNDERTAKING FOR EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS AN
UNDERTAKING FOR ARTIST EAST SIDE OF THE TOWER WAS AN
UNDERTAKING FOR ARTIST CONRAD UNDERTAKING FOR ARTIST CONRAD UNDERTAKING FOR ARTIST CONRAD
AND UNDERTAKING FOR ARTIST CONRAD
AND HER UNDERTAKING FOR ARTIST CONRAD
AND HER TEAM. AND HER TEAM. AND HER TEAM.
THEY AND HER TEAM.
THEY PAINTED AND HER TEAM.
THEY PAINTED IT AND HER TEAM.
THEY PAINTED IT IN AND HER TEAM.
THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN AND HER TEAM.
THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS. THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS. THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS.
TWO THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS.
TWO THIS THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS.
TWO THIS IS THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS.
TWO THIS IS THE THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS.
TWO THIS IS THE MOST THEY PAINTED IT IN SEVEN DAYS.
TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE
COMPLEX TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE
COMPLEX HARDEST TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE
COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE
COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF TWO THIS IS THE MOST INTRICATE
COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART
THAT COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART
THAT I COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART
THAT I HAVE COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART
THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART
THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID COMPLEX HARDEST PIECES OF ART
THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS
THE THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS
THE FOUNDER THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS
THE FOUNDER AND THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS
THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER THAT I HAVE ACHIEVED. DAVID IS
THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER OF THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER OF THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER OF
WIDE-OPEN THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER OF
WIDE-OPEN WALLS THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER OF
WIDE-OPEN WALLS WHICH THE FOUNDER AND PRODUCER OF
WIDE-OPEN WALLS WHICH GIVES WIDE-OPEN WALLS WHICH GIVES WIDE-OPEN WALLS WHICH GIVES
SACRAMENTO WIDE-OPEN WALLS WHICH GIVES
SACRAMENTO ITS WIDE-OPEN WALLS WHICH GIVES
SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS. SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS. SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE CAME SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE CAME UP SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE CAME UP WITH SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE CAME UP WITH THE SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA SACRAMENTO ITS MURALS.
>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO
CELEBRATE>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO
CELEBRATE THE>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO
CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY>>WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA TO
CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH
THE CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH
THE MURAL CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH
THE MURAL ON CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH
THE MURAL ON HIS CELEBRATE THE ANNIVERSARY WITH
THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING. THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING. THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING.
THE THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING.
THE RAILROAD THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING.
THE RAILROAD WAS THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING.
THE RAILROAD WAS COMPLETED THE MURAL ON HIS BILLING.
THE RAILROAD WAS COMPLETED IN THE RAILROAD WAS COMPLETED IN THE RAILROAD WAS COMPLETED IN
MAY THE RAILROAD WAS COMPLETED IN
MAY 1869. MAY 1869. MAY 1869.
WITH MAY 1869.
WITH TWO MAY 1869.
WITH TWO RAILROADS MAY 1869.
WITH TWO RAILROADS MEETING MAY 1869.
WITH TWO RAILROADS MEETING AT WITH TWO RAILROADS MEETING AT WITH TWO RAILROADS MEETING AT
PROMONTORY WITH TWO RAILROADS MEETING AT
PROMONTORY PORT WITH TWO RAILROADS MEETING AT
PROMONTORY PORT UTAH. PROMONTORY PORT UTAH. PROMONTORY PORT UTAH.
>>PROMONTORY PORT UTAH.
>>THEY PROMONTORY PORT UTAH.
>>THEY BUILT PROMONTORY PORT UTAH.
>>THEY BUILT THIS PROMONTORY PORT UTAH.
>>THEY BUILT THIS WORLD.>>THEY BUILT THIS WORLD.>>THEY BUILT THIS WORLD.
IT’S>>THEY BUILT THIS WORLD.
IT’S MORE>>THEY BUILT THIS WORLD.
IT’S MORE ACCURATE>>THEY BUILT THIS WORLD.
IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE. IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE. IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S A IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S A PHOTO IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S A PHOTO THAT IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS OUT IT’S MORE ACCURATE HERE.
IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS OUT OF IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS OUT OF IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS OUT OF
THE IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS OUT OF
THE HISTORICAL IT’S A PHOTO THAT WAS OUT OF
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY. THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
WAS THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
WAS AN THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
WAS AN IMPORTANT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
WAS AN IMPORTANT PHOTO THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
WAS AN IMPORTANT PHOTO THAT THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
WAS AN IMPORTANT PHOTO THAT WE WAS AN IMPORTANT PHOTO THAT WE WAS AN IMPORTANT PHOTO THAT WE
ARE WAS AN IMPORTANT PHOTO THAT WE
ARE CELEBRATING. ARE CELEBRATING. ARE CELEBRATING.
>>ARE CELEBRATING.
>>IT ARE CELEBRATING.
>>IT TOOK ARE CELEBRATING.
>>IT TOOK RESEARCH ARE CELEBRATING.
>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND ARE CELEBRATING.
>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT
TO>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT
TO FIND>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT
TO FIND SOMETHING>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT
TO FIND SOMETHING THAT>>IT TOOK RESEARCH AND EFFORT
TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY
HAD TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY
HAD BOTH TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY
HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY
HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND TO FIND SOMETHING THAT ACTUALLY
HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE
WORKERS HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE
WORKERS WORKING HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE
WORKERS WORKING ON HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE
WORKERS WORKING ON THE HAD BOTH EUROPEAN, AND CHINESE
WORKERS WORKING ON THE SAME WORKERS WORKING ON THE SAME WORKERS WORKING ON THE SAME
REAL.>>WORKERS WORKING ON THE SAME
REAL.>>MARGARET WORKERS WORKING ON THE SAME
REAL.>>MARGARET COFOUNDED WORKERS WORKING ON THE SAME
REAL.>>MARGARET COFOUNDED U.S. REAL.>>MARGARET COFOUNDED U.S. REAL.>>MARGARET COFOUNDED U.S.
CHINA REAL.>>MARGARET COFOUNDED U.S.
CHINA RAILROAD REAL.>>MARGARET COFOUNDED U.S.
CHINA RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP CHINA RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP CHINA RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP
ASSOCIATION CHINA RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP
ASSOCIATION UNTIL CHINA RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP
ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE CHINA RAILROAD FRIENDSHIP
ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE STORIES ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE STORIES ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE STORIES
OF ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE STORIES
OF THESE ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE STORIES
OF THESE CHINESE ASSOCIATION UNTIL THE STORIES
OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS. OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS. OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>I OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>I AM OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>I AM VERY OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>I AM VERY PROUD OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>I AM VERY PROUD OF OF THESE CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.
>>I AM VERY PROUD OF THIS>>I AM VERY PROUD OF THIS>>I AM VERY PROUD OF THIS
MURAL. MURAL. MURAL.
TELLS MURAL.
TELLS A MURAL.
TELLS A STORY, TELLS A STORY, TELLS A STORY,
>>TELLS A STORY,
>>THE TELLS A STORY,
>>THE CONTRIBUTION TELLS A STORY,
>>THE CONTRIBUTION OF TELLS A STORY,
>>THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE>>THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE>>THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE
CHINESE>>THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE
CHINESE AMERICANS. CHINESE AMERICANS. CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE NEED CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE NEED TO CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE NEED TO BE CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE NEED TO BE ABLE CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CHINESE AMERICANS.
WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE
TO WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE
TO BUILD WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE
TO BUILD UP WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE
TO BUILD UP THE WE NEED TO BE ABLE TO CONTINUE
TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP. TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP. TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP.
>>TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP.
>>ONLY TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP.
>>ONLY THROUGH TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP.
>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK TO BUILD UP THE RELATIONSHIP.
>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE
SPARROW>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE
SPARROW COME>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE
SPARROW COME TOGETHER>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE
SPARROW COME TOGETHER IN>>ONLY THROUGH TEAMWORK THE
SPARROW COME TOGETHER IN SIX SPARROW COME TOGETHER IN SIX SPARROW COME TOGETHER IN SIX
YEARS. YEARS. YEARS.
JUST YEARS.
JUST AS YEARS.
JUST AS TEAMWORK YEARS.
JUST AS TEAMWORK BROUGHT YEARS.
JUST AS TEAMWORK BROUGHT THIS JUST AS TEAMWORK BROUGHT THIS JUST AS TEAMWORK BROUGHT THIS
MURAL JUST AS TEAMWORK BROUGHT THIS
MURAL TOGETHER. MURAL TOGETHER. MURAL TOGETHER.
>>MURAL TOGETHER.
>>WE MURAL TOGETHER.
>>WE WERE MURAL TOGETHER.
>>WE WERE 18 MURAL TOGETHER.
>>WE WERE 18 AND MURAL TOGETHER.
>>WE WERE 18 AND A MURAL TOGETHER.
>>WE WERE 18 AND A FAMILY.>>WE WERE 18 AND A FAMILY.>>WE WERE 18 AND A FAMILY.
DOING>>WE WERE 18 AND A FAMILY.
DOING SOMETHING>>WE WERE 18 AND A FAMILY.
DOING SOMETHING VERY>>WE WERE 18 AND A FAMILY.
DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
TO DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
TO CORRECT DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
TO CORRECT HISTORY, DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
TO CORRECT HISTORY, TO DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
TO CORRECT HISTORY, TO GIVE DOING SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT
TO CORRECT HISTORY, TO GIVE THE TO CORRECT HISTORY, TO GIVE THE

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