Han Suyin pinyin: Hán Sùyīn; 12 September 1916 or 1917 – 2 November 2012)was the pen name of Elizabeth Comber, born Rosalie Matilda Kuanghu Chou (pinyin: Zhōu Guānghú). She was a China-born Eurasian, a physician, and author of books in English and French on modern China, novels set in East and Southeast Asia, and autobiographical memoirs which covered the span of modern China.[wikipedia]
Elaine Lan Chao (Chinese: 趙 小 蘭; born March 26, 1953 is an American economist who served as the 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush from 2001 to 2009. Born in Taiwan to Chinese parents, she was the first Asian American woman in U.S. history to be appointed to a U.S. president's cabinet.She is married to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Winnifred Eaton (a.k.a. Onoto Watanna, posed in costume)
This woman is walking with her child who is dressed for Chinese New Year. Child-care and preparation for traditional festivals were two major domestic tasks for Chinese immigrant women around the turn of the 20th century. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-G4085- 0158
Tomie Arai, 'Peach Boy', 2003, etching - The black and white etching of a Chinese boy staring blankly ahead and wearing an oversized cowboy suit, reminds Robert Lee, co-curator of “Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity,” of himself. Lee knows the complexities of assimilation: his parents emigrated to the U.S. from China, he’s named after Robert E. Lee, the Confederate Civil War general, and as a child, his folks dressed him like a cowboy, too.