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Chinese Students' Athletic Association [photograph album]

File consists of photographs of the Chinese Students' Athletic Association's junior and senior soccer teams attached, originally bound together in an album. Includes group and individual photographs of team members, matches against the Malkins, B.C. Telephone, Scouts, Edith Cavell School, South Vancouver, Kerrisdale and Sapperton, and a match for the 1925 Tim Mahoney Cup.

Photograph album : Parade of Oriental Fashions, 18th Convention of the Canadian Food Processors Association and Year of the Serpent banquet

Item is an album containing photographs of the Parade of Oriental Fashions event at the 18th convention of the Canadian Food Processors Association as well as a program for the convention. The parade took place on January 22, 1965 in the Mai Tai Room of the Bayshore Inn. Photographs show female models wearing Asian dress, a fashion show and attendees.

The album also includes photographs of the Year of the Serpent Chinese New Year Festival Banquet held at the W.K. Gardens on February 26, 1965. The banquet was held in conjunction with the Spring Carnival Committee, and was sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Vancouver Visitors Bureau and the Chinese community. Included are photographs of various Vancouver pageant queens, Miss San Francisco Chinatown, Miss Chinatown USA first princess, and the crowning of a young woman with a serpent headdress and crown.

Notes at the back of the album list orders received for copies and provide some identification of those individuals appearing in the photographs.

Staff Christmas party : Trader Vic's

File consists of photographs of a staff Christmas party at the Bayshore's Trader Vic's restaurant. Includes group shots taken at various tables, and photographs of guests with Santa Claus. There appears to be some duplication between the negatives and the photographs.

Fashion parades, February 1960 and undated slides

File consists of twelve photographs of a February 1960 fashion parade in Chinatown attended by Mayor A.T. Alsbury and Miss Vancouver Chinatown 1960 Donna Yee, as well as two photographs of a parade in Chinatown, likely taken in 1960.

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.

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.

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.

Paul Yee in kindergarten

File consists of photographs of Paul Yee and his kindergarten classmates in their classroom and at their graduation.

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.

Huang Yun Shan Society

File consists of a portrait of five men whose lapels are decorated with rosettes and printed ribbons. The men are likely members of the Huang Yun Shan Society (Wong Wun San Society).

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.

Foon Wong

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

Family photos contact sheet

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

Frank Wong and Paul Yee

File consists of a negatives. The images include two photographs of Frank Wong, a former member of Chinese Soccer Team, at Cathay Seniors Home; two photographs of Paul Yee with students at Hastings Elementary School in Vancouver; and two self-portraits of Yee.

Family

File consists of negatives showing Paul Yee and his aunt Lillian Ho Wong inside an apartment or house, presumably Wong's; one of the photographs is of a small child.

Edmonton

File contains photographs showing Edmonton's Chinatown, Klondike Days parade floats, houses, restaurants, buildings, retail shops and Paul Yee with some of his family members.

Huang Jing Ren

File consists of a photographs Huang Jing Ren at her wedding, and a photograph of Huang Jing Ren with two small children and Lillian Wong.

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.

Twin sons of Francis Wong

File consists of a photo of the twin ten-year old, Chinese-born sons of Francis Wong of Portland, Oregon.

Lillian and Foon Wong at banquets and parties

File consists of photographs of Lillian and Foon Wong at celebratory gatherings such as a cocktail party held in 1951 that may have been hosted by the Wong Kong Har Tong or the Chinese Benevolent Association.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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