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10 Archival description results for Merchants

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Ng Lin Kee

Collector/curator’s description reads: “Circa 1910, Vancouver. Portrait of Ng Lin Kee. Came for the CPR and afterwards became the first Chinese merchant in Ashcroft operated a general store and market garden. Ng also created its first scandal. He had 9 wives: 3 of them Chinese, and the other 6 were local native [Indigenous] women. Altogether he had 40 children. It is rumoured that in one week he became a father three times. He did not live with his wives but provided for all of them and his children. He died July 17, 1923 and was buried in Kamloops Cemetery.”


Series consists of photographs of the Yip Sang family and friends and their activities, as well as some photographs collected by the family. Includes photographs of the Wing Sang Building, Canton Alley, the Chinese Student's Athletic Association soccer team, the Chinese Empire Reform Association, the Kuo Min Tang [Kuomintang] Chinese Nationalist League of Canada, and the opening of the Toishan (Toi Shan) District High School in Kwon Tung (Guangdong) Province, China. Photographs also relate to family events, such as weddings, Yip Sang's birthday celebrations, and Yip Sang's funeral.

[World tour photographs]

File consists of photographs taken during L.D. Taylor's world tour in 1929. Includes photographs taken in Columbo, Sri Lanka; Penang, Malaysia; Singapore; and Manila, Philippines. Photograph subjects include L.D., harbours, ships, laborers, buildings, local people and fellow tourists.
Duplicate copies of some photographs found in the file [Photographs of L.D. Taylor's world tour] were removed from the file.

Taylor family, Louis Denison