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Chilliwack's Chinatowns: A History

Chad Reimer, PhD, follows dual trails of arson in his book that explores Chilliwack's Chinatowns, which were nearly lost to the past.

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-

Ah Foo

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Ah Foo.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Ah Quon

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Ah Quon.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chin Kan (Shin Kan)

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Chin Kan (Shin Kan).

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Chong Shing Lai (On Lee)

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Chong Shing Lai (On Lee).

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Kwong Yee Lung

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Kwong Yee Lung.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Ng Gip

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Ng Gip

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Wing Wo Lung

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Wing Wo Lung

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Sam Wo

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Sang Wo

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Yuen Gee (or Gee Yuen)

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Yuen Gee (or Gee Yuen)

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Ung Ping Tung

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Ung Ping Tung

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Young She

File consists of notes on prominent Chinese individuals compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Young She

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Dorothy Kostrzewa

File consists of interview notes and newspaper clippings on local Chinese individual Dorothy Kostrzewa compiled and written by Dr. Reimer; Dorothy Kostrzewa.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

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 - Edenbank Farm

File contains information about Edenbank Farm including author's notes and photocopies of banking information and lease information from AC Wells to Kwong.

Reimer, Chadwick T., 1963-

Group portrait of men and boys in front of the Justinian Pelly Law Office

  • CA CHL CHL_000549
  • Item
  • [ca.189-]

Photograph consists of a group of unidentified men and boys in front of the Justinian Pelly law office. Large white sign in front window of building reads:" Justinian Pelly Barrister - Solicitor Conveyancer Notary Public". Chinese Canadian man and young boy visible third and fourth from left in image.

According to British Columbia Biographical, Vol.III, P665, Justinian Pelly, a prominent barrister of Chilliwack, well known in public affairs of this section of the province, was born in Essex, England, May 21, 1864, and is the son of Justinian and Fanny (Ingleby) Pelly. He came to British Columbia in 1882. Here he studied law and in 1893 was called to the bar of the province. In the same year he opened up offices in Chilliwack and here he has since practiced... He has attained a position of eminence in his chosen profession and has important public connections along this line, serving at present as stipendiary magistrate, coroner, deputy mining recorder, judge of the small debtor's court, clerk of the Dyke tax and registrar of the county court.

Photograph of Wong Mui

  • CA CHL CHL_1999.029.069.009
  • Item
  • 1966-5-4

Photograph shows Wong Mui, a Chinese girl from Hong Kong, who has been financially adopted through the Foster Parents Plan by Mr. and Mrs. E.G. Batty of Chilliwack. The photograph was published in the Chilliwack Progress newspaper on page 24, May 4, 1966.

The Chilliwack Progress

Container, Soya Sauce

  • CA CHL CHL_1957.034.001
  • Item

CM 2319 Soya Sauce Container Hand-made black earthenware pot, with a top opening and short spout. Chinese origin. ***Badly cracked.

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