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Chung family headstones

Black and white copy photograph showing a Chinese headstone of the Chung family written in both Chinese and English. Names on headstone read: Chung Bing Kee Father and Chung LIm Shee Mother.

Signatures: "Photo of tombstones belonging to Wally Chung's parents, located at Little Mountain Cemetery, just before the Legion Cemetery under a big tree on right side of road (slightly to right of tree, on the slope of a small hill)." Written on back of the photograph.

Chinese graveyard markers

Black and white copy photograph showing two large stones in a lawn side by side, each with Chinese writing engraved.

Signatures: "Photo of stones marking site of festivities at Chinese graveyard. Also located at Little Mountain with Chung's parents - the stones were at one time on top of a small hill next to the tree on left, but the hill was levelled and the stones were moved." Written on back of the photograph.

Currency (Chinese)

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.039.002a
  • Item

CM 3846a Chinese Banknote or Paper Money Dark brown graphics printed both sides of paper rectangle; face of man on front; water landscape on back; Numbered 034944. Lettering reads in part, "THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA / ... / TWENTY / YUAN".

Currency (Chinese)

  • CA CHL CHL_1988.039.002b
  • Item

CM 3846b Chinese Banknote or Paper Money Dark red graphics printed on both sides of paper rectangle; face of man on front; scene tower and buildings on back. Numbered 3B 436674. Lettering reads in part, "THE CENTRAL BANK OF CHINA / ... / TEN CENTS."; reverse lettering reads: "Thomas De La Rue & Company, Limited, London".

Oral history interviews

File consists of copies of oral history interview notes from a variety of local Chinese families compiled by Dr. Reimer.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns - Photos

File contains information relating to photos of Chinatown's around the province and copies of photos from BC Archives compiled by Dr.Reimer.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns Merchants

File contains copies of information regarding merchants within Chilliwack's Chinatown's from the 1891, 1901 and 1911 census.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns Census Analysis

Files contains copies of author's analysis of the 1891,1901 and 1911 with respect to criteria such as age, population, wage, arrival in Canada, number of years in Canada, marital status, for example.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns Census, 1911

File contains author's original handwritten notes about the 1911 Census and the sub-district of Chilliwack; specifically the Chinese population.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns Census, 1901

File contains copy of the 1901 Government Census showing Chinese, Japanese and Indian populations of British Columbia. Also contained is author's detailed hand written list of Chinese population in sub-district of Chilliwack.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns Census of Canada, 1881

  • CA CHL CHL_2010.012-CHL_2015.070-002
  • File
  • Photocopied 2009-2011
  • Part of Chad Reimer fonds

File consists of annotated photocopies of the 1891 Census of Canada and notes on Chinese individuals and households in New Westminster District (Chilliwack) in 1891.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns Census Households 1881 and 1891

  • CA CHL CHL_2010.012-CHL_2015.070-003
  • File
  • Photocopied 2009-2011
  • Part of Chad Reimer fonds

File consists of annotated photocopies of the 1881 and 1891 Census of Canada and notes on Chinese individuals and households in New Westminster District (Chilliwack) in 1891.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chilliwack's Chinatowns - Work (Early Years)

File contains author's handwritten notes regarding early work information for Chinatown's and the workers and landowners. Also includes information on wages and occupations from Royal Commission on Chinese from 1885.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

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