Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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2 Envelopes and 1 Letter from Hong Kong to Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_983.025.002
  • Item
  • 1930-05

Envelope (B) is from Hong Kong and addressed to Hwang Je-Syen from Hwang Ren-II; letter (A) stating that the sender received money from Je-Syen and that “Your family is fine, so don’t worry about it.”; envelope C is addressed to “Sing Shun & C...

Wing Shing

Jumbo’s Smokey Cabin in Chinatown, Cumberland B.C.

  • CA CUMB CUMB_998.019.007
  • Item
  • 1967

Jumbo’s cabin is named after “Jumbo” (aka Hor Sue Mah) who lived in this cabin in Cumberland’s Chinatown for many years. His cabin is the last remaining structure from Chinatown.

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.

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.

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.

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