Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CUMB_982.106.001 - Income Calculation Book and Letter from Buddhist Temple and Gambling Hall in Cumberland B.C.

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Income Calculation Book and Letter from Buddhist Temple and Gambling Hall in Cumberland B.C.

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CA CUMB CUMB_982.106.001

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25 x 26.5 x 2 cm; 1 book; 1 letter; soft cover; paper; sewn binding; blue, red; Chinese characters on cover.

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The book calculating income and expenses for each month (January –December 1929)(A) is likely from the Buddhist Temple that was in Chinatown in Cumberland B.C. The letter (inside of book) and book (B-H) was found in an old Chinatown Building, also in Cumberland, B.C. that could have been the gambling hall.

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LOEHR, MR MRS D 82/11/25


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35 KiB


December 23, 2015 3:04 PM

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