Chan Cheung-chi arrived in Seattle on August 18, 1937 on the President Jackson. His destination was Philadelphia, PA.
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Chinese Business Cards
A variety of Chinese business cards included in Wong Hong King’s case file.
Qyong Yuen Long Co. Seattle, WA; Ng Gong Taxi, Vancouver, BC; Kwong Fat Lung Co., Vancouver, BC; Kwong Fat Lung Co., Seattle, WA; Olympic Cab Co., Seattle, WA; California Company, Seattle, WA; Palace Café & Grill, Seattle, WA; Wong Hing Ling, Portland, OR
Wedding Certificate – Tom Doon
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Tom Doon married Lee Ping on 4 July 1927. They lived in Tucson, AZ.
1904 Birth Certificate Henry Lee
No. 77, Certificate of Birth, Department of Public Health, City of and County of San Francisco, State of California
Register No. 4668, Volume K, page 84
Name: Lee, Henry, sex: Male, Race: Mongolian, Date of Birth: March 29th 1904
Name of father: Lee, Charles, Name of mother [before marriage]: Mary Sullivan
Nativity of Father: China, nativity of Mother: Ireland, Occupation of parent: cook
Residence of parents: 922 Washington St., name of physician or midwife: M. G. Warley, M.D.
signed 29th day of April A.D. 1904, D. F. Ragan, M.D., Health Officer
Henry Lee was living in Chicago in 1933.
Wong Ming Bow, Buffalo, New York
Wong Ming Bow was born in San Francisco, CA about 1875. He made several trips back to China. In 1916 he brought back his son, Wong Hong Sun. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War I, Wong Hong Sun went back to China to get married. He and his wife returned to Buffalo, NY, and lived near his father. Their five children were born in Buffalo. These family photos were taken about 1932. A file was created for each of them before their trip to China.
See the complete article on the Wong Family of Buffalo
Wong Fook On Family Portrait
Wong Cee Wong (Henry Hope Wong), Wong Haw Bo (Paul), Wong Loy Bo (Roy), Wong Jung Bo (James), Wong Foo Bo (Raymond), Wong Yit Ho (Ruth), and their parents: Wong Fook On (William Hope Wong) and Chun Yow.
Wong Quock Ho (Herbert) was born after the photo was taken.
Witnesses for Edward J. Ar Tick
The original signature and addresses of the witnesses are included in the file. Another list of five people who were school mates of Edward J. Ar Tick is also included. Their names are Arthur R. Busteed, Franklin A. Cline, Frederick R. Whitcomb, George E. Winsor, and Warren G. Laughead.
Certificate of Identity for (Chin) Lin Hing
(Chin) Lin Hing, Age:30, Height 5 ft., Occupation: laundryman, Admitted as returning citizen going to #14 Oxford St.,
Physical marks and peculiarities: large read left temple, faint vertical scar on left cheek.
Issued at the port of Seattle, Washington, this 27th day of June 1913
signed by Ellis D. Bruler, Immigration Official in Charge
There are several file numbers and dates from Boston listed on the certificate.