Collection of Papers Relating to Chinese Miners
- CA CUMB CUMB_993.023.026
This collection of papers relates to Chinese miners in Cumberland B.C. Letter G is a by air mail letter to Mr. Mah Done elik in Cumberland B.C. from Wong Sue Chong in Hong Kong. Letters C-E are from the Bank of Canada (New York Agency 40 Wall Stre...
Chung Hing Leong
Collection of Papers Relating to Mr. Lap Yuen Sew
- CA CUMB CUMB_993.023.025
Mr. Lap Yuen Sew was a miner in Cumberland B.C. Items included in this collection: Letter from Canadian Citizenship Act; Letter from Ottawa regarding citizenship; blank form from Canadian Citizenship Act; filled out notice of hearing from Canadian...
Mr. Lap Yuen Sew
Opium Pipe Bowl
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.055
Recovered from Chinatown site, Cumberland B.C.
Pay Statement Addressed to Chee Kung Tong
- CA CUMB CUMB_2007.048.001
This bill/ pay statement, and envelope are addressed to Chee Kung Tong in Cumberland B.C. from Wing Lung Co. in Vancouver B.C. Date: August, 26, 1958
Chee Kung Tong
Personal Seal/ Chop of Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah)
- CA CUMB CUMB_984.100.001
This was Jumbo’s (Hor Sue Mah) personal seal; there is a carved lion on the top and the mahogany base was made by Bill Johnstone. Jumbo gave this seal to Bill Johnstone just before he left Chinatown in Cumberland B.C. Jumbo was the last Chinese re...
Photo of 2nd Anniversary of Cumberland Nationalist League
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.080.006
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 ...
- CA CUMB CUMB_990.042.001
- [ca. 1920-1930]
Baskets similar to this were given as a welcoming gift to mail order brides on their arrival from the old country. The baskets held a collection of buttons, slips of wool from a mail order company, needles, and thread.
- CA CUMB CUMB_995.030.001
"M.S" is written on the top; writing on lock in dark area.
Zinc Opium Tin
- CA CUMB CUMB_983.140.001
This tin once contained opium and was likely used by some of the Chinese Community.