A volunteer team of conservators is working to salvage some of the 85,000 artifacts feared lost in a fire in the heart of Manhattan’s Chinatown
Some 85,000 artifacts that tell the story of the Chinese migration to the United States may have been lost in a fire that struck a building in the heart of Manhattan’s Chinatown, a museum official said Friday. The president of the Museum of Chinese in America told The New York Times that most of the thousands of historic and artistic items...
The flames consumed a community center inside a century-old building on Mulberry Street, and a Chinese American museum located there doesn’t know how many of its items will be salvageable. NBC New York’s Ken Buffa reports.
Museum of Chinese in America