Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Everyone Loved Soue Kee

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  • August 25, 1990

Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated August 25, 1990. Soue Kee was a well-known figure to the Navy and community of Old Esquimalt. This article provides information about his life.

Fighting to Be Called a Canadian

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Magazine clipping from Senior Living dated November 10, 2010. Victor Wong and many other Chinese Canadians enlisted for WWII. They fought in the war for Canada in the belief that their service would help ethnic Chinese in Canada win the franchise ...

Grandchild of Concubine Brings Family Tale to Stage

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated March 25, 2004. Denise Chong's non-fiction work about her family's history, The Concubine's Children, was adapted into a play.

Hard Work Taught Him Generosity

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated January 2, 2005. The article describes the life of Kin Lee Jung, a self-taught photographer in Nanaimo. His photos documented part of the history of Nanaimo's Chinatown. He's best remembered f...

Veterans Remembered

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated February 25, 2014. The CFB Esquimalt Naval and Military Museum hosted a special exhibit on the experience of Chinese-Canadian servicemen and women. The article focuses on the story of Veteran Gordon Quan.

Victor E. Wong

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Unknown source. Dated November 11, 2008. Victor E. Wong served with the Royal Canadian Artillary, Force 136.

Victory over Two Enemies: War and Discrimination

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated May 8, 2005. Victor E. Wong's grandmother was born in the Cariboo. Wong fought in WWII for Canada and fought for the rights of ethnic Chinese people in Canada.

When Victoria Had a Chinese Flying School

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated January 13, 2002. In 1922, Chan Dun and Lee Kwong Yee, two local members of Victoria's Chinese business community, organized the Victoria Chinese Aviation School. The main objective of the school w...

Admiral of the Tubs

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  • July, 1989

Newspaper clipping from the Bulletin of Chief and Petty Officer Association dated July, 1989. Soue Kee emigrated to from China in 1909 to Esquimalt. He was sponsored by the father of Jack (Uncle Jack) Tang, Yip Tang. He left his family, wife and c...

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How the Navy Was Kept Clean

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Article published in Esquimalt Sun dated December 4, 1974. For fifty years, Soue Kee collected and clean laundry for the Navy. He never gave a laundry ticket or misplaced a thing. He also ran a tab banking service for Navy men. He was well respec...

Lovable Soue Kee

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  • June 23, 1965

Newspaper clipping from Esquimalt Sentinel dated June 23, 1965. This article provides information about Soue Kee's life.

Soue Kee Dies at 81 (Obituary)

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  • November 3, 1965

Newspaper clipping from Esquimalt Sentinal dated November 3, 1965. Soue Kee was a well-known figure to the Navy and community of Old Esquimalt. He died at the age of 81.

Soue Kee's Laundry

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  • May 27, 1987

Newspaper clipping from Esquimalt Star dated May 27, 1987. Soue Kee was a well-known figure to the Navy and community of Old Esquimalt. This article describes the location of his laundry.

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Soue Kee: Esquimalt Citizen

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Newspaper clipping from Esquimalt Star dated May 6, 1987. Soue Kee's early days on Pioneer Street in Old Esquimalt Village.

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Bessie Tang (Obituary)

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Bessie Tang's obituary provide by the McCall Funeral Service. Bessie died on October 17, 2005. Bessie Tang was Jack Tang's wife. The couple married in 1942.

Cultural Icon Lived for Community

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated October 20, 2005. The article briefly recounts Bessie's life, describing her as a beacon of community spirit both inside and outside the Chinese Canadian community in Victoria.

Long-serving City Volunteer and Business Woman Is Dead at 85

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated October 20, 2005. The article provides a brief description of Bessie's life. Bessie was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Hope on February 29, 1920. Bessie married Jack Tang in 1942. The couple became s...

Jack Charles Tang (Obituary)

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Jack Tang's obituary provide by the McCall Funeral Service. Jack Tang died at age 92, December 21, 2011.

Miss Bessie Hope and Mr. Jack Tang Engagement Announcement

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist. The clipping is the engagement announcement of Miss Bessie Hope and Mr. Jack Tang. The couple married in 1942. The date marked on the clipping might be an error.

Tang's Pagoda Opens Tomorrow

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated August 1, 1947. The item is an advertisement for the Tang's Pagoda Clothing Store on Douglas Street, ran by Jack Tang and his wife, Bessie Tang.

Uncle Jack Touched Many Lives

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated December 28, 2011. The article fives a brief account of Jack Tang's life. Jack Tang was also known as Uncle Jack. His father, Tang Yip, was a Chinese launder in Esquimalt. Tang Yip sponsored Soue K...

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