Calligraphy Scroll of Scene From “Shui Hu Zhuan”
- CA CUMB CUMB_2000.015.001
Scene depiction translated in the water margin.“Shui Hu Zhuan” is considered to be one of the 4 great novels of Chinese literature; the men depicted are members of the 108 stars of destiny, the main characters of the novel. Hazel Jordan owned hote...
Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. in Late 1950’s – Mid 1960’s
- CA CUMB CUMB_980.1049.001
- [ca. 195- - 196-]
The house with smoke rising from it belonged to Ng Da Dun, who worked on the railroad keeping it greased and clean until 1955; Ng Da Dun then became a gardener for the Bickle family. Across the yard to the left of this photo is Lung Suey and the l...
Chinese Nationalist League Membership Card
- CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.011
This is an identity/ membership card from 1918. The owner was a long-time member of the Nationalist League from 1918-1927 at the very least.
Hong On Tai Inn
Outdoor Portrait of a Chinese Family
- CA CUMB CUMB_982.012.017
- [before 1929]
The people identified in this photo are: (L to R) Mah Yuen Lee, Child, Mah Sui Heng, and Eva Mah (in plaid skirt). Pre 1929.
Chinese Suitcase from 1880
- CA CUMB CUMB_981.362
The item in this photo is a Chinese suitcase that is partially cleaned. Note the address label and where it has been.
2 Envelopes and 2 letters to Foo Yuen Co., Hwang Je-Syen and Hwang Pal-Gwang
- CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.024
A: envelope is from Hong On Tai Jan Co. Sam Hop Toy Sun, in Canton China; it is addressed to Foo Yuen Co. in Cumberland B.C. B: envelope is addressed to Hwang Je-Syen in Cumberland B.C. from his Mother; C: letter is to Hwang Je-Syen from his Mothe...
Hong On Tai Jan Co.
Wellington Colliery Railway Customs Report from 1925
- CA CUMB CUMB_2007.027.035
This is a customs Report/ Receipt form the Wellington Colliery Railway Company; there are some Chinese characters on the back; Date: December, 7, 1925.
Wellington Colliery Railway Company
Chinese Funeral Procession on Streets of Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.127.002
- [ca. 192-]
People Identified in this photo are: Chan (Parade Marshal), Lee Hun (Drummer), Mak Kwong (Person on Horseback), Wong Foon Chew (in costume in the front of the band), Harold Hing Lim (Child wearing a cap on the right side). Photo ca. 1920's.
Sunon Wo. Co. Merchandise Store in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.127.029
- [ca. 191-?]
People identified in this photo are: On Balcony (L to R) unidentified person, Bill Hing Lowe, Archie Chow, David Ho Lowe, Philip Ping Lowe, Unidentified person, Ground Floor: George Hing Lowe. Photo: ca. 1910's?