Floor plans for Schoolhouse in Gong Mee Village, China

Yee Tom Wing Schoolhouse F
“Floor plan for Schoolhouse in China, Exhibit F” 1939, Chinese Exclusion Act case files, RG 85, National Archives-Seattle, Yee Ton Wing case file, Seattle Box 805,file 7030/12842.

This file contains nine floor plans for the schoolhouse and family home in Gong Mee Village, China and an affidavit with photos of Yee Ton Wing and his father, Yee Gim Cheow. Yee Ton Wing was coming to live with his father in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.

[This blog is on hiatus and will resume in November. More information about this file will appear then.]

2 thoughts on “Floor plans for Schoolhouse in Gong Mee Village, China

  1. As I learned at the Chinese Historical Society in San Francisco, immigrants we’re sometimes asked to draw maps of their village or floorplans like this to prove they were who they said they were, i.e. related to someone in the country. I wonder, did these nine floorplans match?

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