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Wedding of Chow Chee at the Masonic Hall, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_985.044.003
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  • [ca. 193-?]

Chow Chee (aka Archie Chow) was the eldest son of Chow Lee’s second wife; this photo was taken in front of the Masonic Hall in Cumberland B.C. and the ceremony was held upstairs. Chow Chee’s bride was from China; Date: ca. 1930's?

Photo of 2nd Anniversary of Cumberland Nationalist League

  • CA CUMB CUMB_983.080.006
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  • 1920-03-18

This is a photograph from the 2nd anniversary of the Cumberland Nationalist League, March 28, 1920. There are around 60 people in the photo, standing in front of, and on the porch of, the C.N.L. building, including Wing Ming Chu, 3rd from left on balcony; Chin Shea Yun, in front of left pillar by fence; Foon Sien Wong, right of front gate, and Mah Wai Shu, front of right pillar.

Jack Lim Beside Bicycle

  • CA CUMB CUMB_984.118.003
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Jack is 9-10 years old in this photo. ca. 1924-1925.

4 Piece Bronze Water Pipe

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.014.001
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  • [ca.194-]

Used for smoking tobacco; Found in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Date: ca. Late 1940's.

Three Houses in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.047.019
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  • [ca. 195-?]

The buildings in this photo have been identified as: Jumbo’s Original Cabin (left), Mr. Tan (stove pipe maker) house (middle), and gardener, Jung Shue’s house (right). Date: ca. 1950's?

Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Showing the Lun Ling Club and Homes of Lung Suey and Ng Da Dun

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.047.017
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  • [ca. 195-? - 196-?]

The buildings in this photo have been identified as: the Home of Ng Da Dun (house with smoke rising from the chimney). Ng Da Dun worked on the railroad keeping it greased and clean until 1955- he then became a Gardener for the Bickle Family. Across the yard to the left is the home of Lung Suey; the large building on the right is the Lun Ling Club. Date: C. Late 1950's - Mid 1960's

Front View of Sam Yick’s House in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.047.013
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  • [ca. 196-]

Sam Yick’s house in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. can be seen in this photo; there is a cabbage patch and a mailbox on the right side. Yick also lived on Minto Road in the Comox Valley (Vancouver Island) B.C. for a time. Date: ca. Early 1960's.

Shan-Gai Road in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.047.011
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  • [ca. 1963?]

Ken, who was the cook at the Bamboo Inn in Comox B.C. lived in the building on the left of this photo; then Mah Wee Wong, and Wong Gola. The road leads to a pig pen that was owned by Mah Kim.

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