Category Archives: Advertisement

Chin You – Manager of Royal Restaurant, 9th & Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, D.C.

Chin You restaurant ad
“Ad for Royal Restaurant” 1921, Chinese Exclusion Act case files, RG 85, National Archives-Seattle, Chin You case file, Seattle Box 799,file 7030/12562.

Chin You’s file covers the years 1906 to 1940 and has several photos of him at various ages. He lived in Washington, D.C.

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

Happy Mother’s Day

Mother's Dad Telegram ad
“Telegram Ad for Mother’s Day,” May 14, 1922, Chinese Exclusion Act case files, RG 85, National Archives-Seattle, Louie Kin Hong case file, Seattle, Box 960, 2301.

[This is a copy of an ad on a telegram in Louie Kin Hong’s file. The telegram was notifying the immigration office that he had arrived in the port.]

[Mother’s Day in 1922 just happened to be the same date as Mother’s Day in 2017.]