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Celebrating Chinese children festival : photo album

Item is an album of photographs by Leong Dong Bing of events that took place as part of the Celebrating Chinese Children Festival held in Vancouver in April 1943 to raise money for Chinese war refugees. The album is addressed to a school in New Westminster.


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

Foon Wong at association events

File consists of photographs of Foon Wong and other men at the sixth national convention of the Wong Kong Har Tong held in Vancouver, B.C. and other Wong Kong Har Tong or Chinese Benevolent Association events.

Chinese Cultural Centre volunteers at boxcar

  • AM1523-S6-F61-: 2008-010.2798
  • Item
  • [ca. 1978]
  • Part of Paul Yee fonds

Item is a portrait of Paul Yee and other volunteers for the Chinese Cultural Centre seated inside and standing outside of a boxcar in a Vancouver rail yard. The item is accompanied by a poem written by Paul Yee about the occasion.

Paul Yee and Lillian Ho Wong

  • AM1523-S6-F61-: 2008-010.2797
  • Item
  • [ca. 1978]
  • Part of Paul Yee fonds

Item is a portrait of Paul Yee and his aunt Lillian Ho Wong. The item is accompanied by a poem written by Paul Yee about his relationship with his aunt.

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.

Foon Wong's personal correspondence

File consists of letters sent to Foon Wong, including letters from Gordon Yee and other correspondents. File also contains a death notice for Gordon Yee.

Correspondence 2000

File consists of correspondence between Yee and his friends, family, colleagues, readers, and publishers. The file also includes notes Yee made to himself about his work and personal life; drafts of a review Yee wrote for BC Historical News about Wing Chung Ng's book "The Chinese in Vancouver, 1945-80; the pursuit of identity and power', and related notes; and documents pertaining to cultural events and organizations in Toronto and Vancouver.

Essays and Speeches

File consists of essays Yee wrote for undergraduate and graduate coursework in history and geography, and a speech Yee gave on the history of Chinese Masonic Lodges in British Columbia.

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