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Chinese Coolies Built CPR and Defences for Canadians

  • CA EMA EMA_Vertical File|William Head
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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated Decemeber 7, 1981. During WWI, thousands of Chinese laborers received training in building trenches, dugouts and gunpits at Willaim Head Quarantine Station before they were sent to the battlefields in E...

How the Navy Was Kept Clean

  • CA EMA EMA_Vertical File 'S'|Soue Kee
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Article published in Esquimalt Sun dated December 4, 1974. For fifty years, Soue Kee collected and clean laundry for the Navy. He never gave a laundry ticket or misplaced a thing. He also ran a tab banking service for Navy men. He was well respec...

Soue Kee: Esquimalt Citizen

  • CA EMA EMA_Vertical File 'S'|Soue Kee
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Newspaper clipping from Esquimalt Star dated May 6, 1987. Soue Kee's early days on Pioneer Street in Old Esquimalt Village.

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