Oil Painting of Jumbo's Cabin by Lilly Perrin
- CA CUMB CUMB_981.109
First place ribbon attached to the back of this painting for “V-I-X Vancouver Island Exhibition Association Nanaimo, B.C.” Awarded July 30th 1980 to Lily Perrin age 80, Division M Class J. Jumbo's Cabin is the only remaining structure from Cu...
Tom Keye Store (Mah Family Store) in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.
- CA CUMB CUMB_980.1051.001
- [ca. 192- - 193-]
Tom Keye Store (Mah Family Store) with residence upstairs (1920’s and 30’s Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.). After the war Hui Toon (a Carpenter) came back from China and lived in this building. Annie Fong lived upstairs after the Mah family moved ou...
Book from Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Calculating Expenses and Income
- CA CUMB 982.012.011
A: is a book calculating income and expenses for each month of the year (1929), it was likely from the Buddhist Temple that once stood in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. B-H: is a letter inside of the book which was found in an old building (possibly t...
Envelope Addressed to Foo Yuen Co.
- CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.048
The envelope (A) is addressed to Foo Yuen Co. Cumberland B.C. There is a letter inside (B). Photographed: 982.020.048 A.
Jumbo’s Cabin with Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah) Standing in the Doorway
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.081.069
- [ca. 196-]
The person identified in this photo is Jumbo - also known as Hor Sue Mah. His cabin has been relocated but still resides in Cumberland B.C. and is the last remaining structure from Cumberland’s Chinatown; Photo ca. 1960's.
Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. with No. 3 Mine Visible in the Background
- CA CUMB CUMB_982.020.105
Starting in 1888 the mines in Cumberland B.C. had a large number of Chinese workers. An area of swamp land was set aside for Cumberland’s Chinatown, which was a thriving community and an organized, self-contained business centre. Chinatown began t...