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Name: U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association. Carbondale, Illinois Chapter.
Variant Name: U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association of Carbondale; USCPFA


Historical Note: The national U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association (USCPFA) was founded in 1974 following Richard Nixon's opening to China as a meansof people-to-people diplomacy.  The Carbondale Chapter of the USCPFA was chartered in 1975.  The chapter organizes informative cultural events that bring together Chinese, mainly students from SIU, and Americans.  The chapter was still in existence as of 2013.
Sources:

U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association Website, http://www.uscpfa.org/, accessed March 1, 2013.

U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association, Carbondale Chapter, records.




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