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...
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...
Chinese Drum (to be Identified)
- CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.065
From Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. This item has not been fully identified; it could possibly be a type of Chinese drum.
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.
Chinese Funeral from 1920, Cumberland B.C. Identified with Names
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.127.003
The people identified in this photo are: Lim Lip Pon (Front with sash and cap), Mah Tom (In the felt hat), Leung Shen Dack (Third person with a plaid cap), Fung Chu Foo (Carrying the streamer), Chan (Leading the horse), Toa Loy (In the dark suit),...
Chinese Lamp Shade from Cumberland B.C. Chinatown
- CA CUMB CUMB_986.010.059
From Cumberland B.C's Chinatown. There are images on all four sides. Image 1: a Monk drinking rice wine. Image 2: Playing violin. Image 3: smelling flowers. Image 4: Reading a paper.