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Fire at Museum of Chinese in America Destroys 10,000s of Historical Artifacts

HeadlineJan 27, 2020

In New York City, a fire has destroyed tens of thousands of art pieces and historical materials belonging to the Museum of Chinese in America. The fire erupted Thursday night on the eve of Lunar New Year and tore through the archives of the iconic Chinatown museum, which contained one-of-a-kind documents dating back to the 1800s chronicling the history of Chinese migration to the United States.

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