Politics and Chinese Laundries!

Here’s a little light-hearted  Trivia Quiz about how Chinese laundries were connected with American politics!

1. What American presidential candidate voted (presumably for himself) at a polling place in a Chinese laundry?

roosev vote

2. Where did the Republicans nominate a Chinese laundryman in 1900 for City Council (where they felt he could win against two competing Democratic candidates)?

Joseph Quong runs city council Toledo 19003. The Sam Wah Laundry occupied the first capitol building of which state?

colorado cap

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