‘Momentous’: Asian Americans laud Anna May Wong’s US quarter


              FILE -  Chinese American actor Anna May Wong appears at a luncheon at the Brown Derby restaurant in Los Angeles on Oct. 29, 1942.  More than 60 years after her death, Wong will be the first Asian American to grace U.S. currency. The U.S. Mint announced it will begin shipping quarters with her likeness later this month. (AP Photo, File)
            
              FILE - Chinese American actor Anna May Wong, whose first film appearance was in 1922 was "Chinese Parrot," appears on Jan. 22, 1946. More than 60 years after her death, Wong will be the first Asian American to grace U.S. currency. The U.S. Mint announced it will begin shipping quarters with her likeness later this month. (AP Photo/Carl Nesensohn, File)