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Three Homes in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.025.07
  • Item
  • 1965

Jumbo’s Cabin is in the centre of the houses in this photo. Jumbo’s Cabin is named after “Jumbo” (aka Hor Sue Mah) who lived in this cabin and was a Cumberland Chinatown resident for many years.

Copyright, Tasserman 1993.

Two Houses Including Jumbo’s Cabin, in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.025.08
  • Item
  • 1965

Jumbo’s Cabin is the house in the front in this photo. The Cabin is named after “Jumbo” (aka Hor Sue Mah) who lived in this cabin and was a Cumberland Chinatown resident for many years. It is the last remaining structure from Cumberland’s Chinatown.

Copyright, Tasserman 1993.

Portrait of Mrs. Chow Lee

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.043.002
  • Item
  • 1918

Mr. and Mrs. Chow Lee owned the Chow Lee Co. in Chinatown, Cumberland, B.C.

Kong Min Dong Club (Gambling Hall)

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.044.001
  • Item
  • [ca.196-]

Photo shows the front and side view of the Kong Min Dong Club (aka gambling hall). A teacher lived in the upstairs of this building for a time. Date: ca. late 1960's.

Dragon Festival in Vancouver B.C. 1920’s

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.044.003
  • Item
  • [ca. 192-]

The event in this photo is possibly the Dragon Festival in Vancouver B.C. The photo shows two dragons performing for a large crowd in front of the Penkin Chop Suey House. Date: ca. 1920's.

Cumberland Old Timers Roast Beef Dinner on New Years Day

  • CA CUMB CUMB_994.044.053
  • Item
  • [ca. 196-?]

This photo is from a news article; the caption is only partially visible and says “Roast beef & all the trimmings were served to 8 of Cumberland’s Old Timers on New Years Day.”; Date: ca. 1960's?

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