Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Collection of Small Opium Bottles from Mine Site in Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_2015.013.002.A-G
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These bottles were recovered from an old mining site in Cumberland B.C. They were in the ground under a foot of mud. It is believed that these bottles contained opium for Chinese miners. Note the presentation of the corks. Some of the bottles of c...

Dalphne Joyce Mulholland

Stores and Buildings in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.010.050
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  • 1960

The view of Chinatown in this photo shows Mah Kim’s store that was later a gambling hall on the right; the building in the middle at the rear belonged to Wong Suey, and the building behind the car belonged to “Slugger.”

Jumbo (Hor Sue Mah) Sitting on the Porch of His Cabin

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.1045.001
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  • [196-]

Jumbo’s cabin was constructed in the early 1880’s as a payroll office for the Union Colliery Company, and in the 1900’s the cabin was Cumberland’s jailhouse. Jumbo (aka Hor Sue Mah) took the cabin as his home in approximately 1912 and he continued...

Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. in Late 1950’s – Mid 1960’s

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.1049.001
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  • [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...

Tom Keye Store (Mah Family Store) in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.1051.001
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  • [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...

Lun Ying Club in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. 1969

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.1056
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  • [1969?]

The building identified in this photo is the Lun Ying Club in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C. Harold Lim’s Father painted the sign that can be seen above the door of the building in this photo.

Shan Gai Road in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.1058
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  • [1963?]

Ken – the cook at the Bamboo Inn in Comox B.C. lived in the building on the left; next in line is the home of Mah Wee Wong, then the home of Wong Gola. There is a road leading to a pigpen that was owned by Mah Kim.

Calligraphy Scroll with Poem

  • CA CUMB CUMB_980.526
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The poem translates to: "always be kind and hospitable. It lays a good foundation for your heirs in the future."

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