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Paul Yee fonds Chinese in Canada
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Paul Yee fonds

  • AM1523
  • Fonds
  • 1864-2007

The fonds consists of Paul Yee’s personal correspondence and records of academic achievement, writing and research files, subject files, photographs, and sound recordings, as well as publications and ephemera that he collected. These records relate to Yee's activities as a writer, historian, activist, and archivist in Vancouver and Toronto.

In addition, the fonds includes photographs, correspondence, and other records of some of Yee’s immediate family members, including his Aunt Lillian and Uncle Foon Wong, and their close friends. The fonds also contains textual records, publications, ephemera, and photographs relating to the activities of the Chinese Cultural Centre in Vancouver and the Pender Guy Radio Co-operative, as well records relating to the functions of fraternal associations such as the Wong Kong Har Tong and Hoy Yin Association in Vancouver, and the Duncan, B.C., Branch of the Chinese Nationalist League (Kuo Min Tang).

Yee, Paul

Foon Wong

File consists of portraits of Foon Wong as a child and as an adult.

Portraits

File consists of individual and group portraits of unidentified individuals including men, women, and children in Vancouver, Calgary, and China, and possibly other locations.

Lillian Ho Wong and family members

File consists of portraits of Lillian Wong as a young woman, her mother Ho Chan Shee (Mrs. Jin Chong Ho), her sisters Nellie, Ruth, Winnifred (Winnie) and their children, her brother Sam, Lillian Wong's adopted children Wilgene and Maria, and family members in Portland, Oregon.

Lillian Ho Wong's photo album : ca. 1918 - ca.1920

File consists of a album containing photographs taken in and around Vancouver and Seattle, Washington. Some of the subjects of the photos in the album are arches erected in downtown Vancouver for the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1919, young people singing at a piano, and Capilano Gardens. The album also includes photographs of Lillian Ho Wong working in a millinery shop, frequenting Stanley Park with friends, and posing on a beach and at the steps of the Vancouver Courthouse wearing an elaborate hat and dress.

Lillian Ho Wong's photos removed from album

File consists of photographs of Lillian Ho Wong working at a millinery shop with other young women and standing outside a building. The photographs appear to have been removed from a photo album.

Images borrowed from the Chinese Benevolent Association

A photocopy of a newspaper article included in this file indicates that the procession pictured in many of the negatives in the file may have been held as part of the funeral of Jung Jun Sow, publisher of the Chinese Times, grand master of the Chinese Freemasons, educator, chairman of the Jung Wing Sung Society, and a past chairman of the Chinese Benevolent Society.

3424 Dundas Street

File consists of a photograph of the residence of Ho Chan Shee and her children.

Weddings

File consists of portraits of various young couples, their wedding parties, and their guests in Vancouver; Nanaimo, B.C.; Canmore, Alberta; and possibly other cities.

Entertainment and diversions

File consists of photographs of women playing cards, a man and two girls holding what may be prizes, and a girl who may be a member of the Woo family playing accordion.

Amoy : Chinese junk

File consists of photographs of the Amoy, including one showing Captain and Mrs. Waard, their son, Douglas Fairbanks, and Mary Pickford aboard the ship, and another showing Mrs. Waard, her son, and a group of men aboard the ship.

Crosby Y.P. Club

File consists of a photograph of members of the Crosby Y.P. Club assembled at the Orpheum Cafe for the club's fifth anniversary banquet. According to the label accompanying this photograph, Thomas Whaun was the club's honoured guest and speaker.

Class photos

File consists of photographs of students including Wilgene Wong gathered outside of school buildings, likely in Vancouver.

Family photos contact sheet

File consists of a contact sheet displaying seven photographs of Lillian Wong and her family members.

Lillian and Wilgene

File consists of photographs of Lillian Wong and her adopted son Wilgene at their home at 814 Jackson Avenue and in a park-like setting when Wilgene was three years old; a photograph of Wilgene and Lillian at a picnic in the early 1940s; and a photograph of Wilgene in military uniform with Lillian in the 1940s.

Parade for 1939 royal visit

File consists of a photograph of two Chinese-Canadian girls dressed in costume for the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, to Victoria, B.C., and a photograph of a Chinese-Canadian organization's float in a parade for the royal visit.

Yee family photographs

Subseries consists of photographs of Gum May Yee and Gordon Yee, their children, and some of their friends and acquaintances in the area of Naicam, Saskatchewan.

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