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Cheng Wang collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1995.030
This collection consists of a manuscript, newspaper clipping, book, and photocopy. The manuscript was written by Cheng Wang, and it described his experience in the war. The newspaper clipping is from the "World Journal" and it is about the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war. Wang is pictured in the photograph included in the article. The book, published in Taiwan, is also a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the war; it is the 3rd edition, published in 1991. Finally, there is a photocopy of Wang's green card and a retirement certification from his military service. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at http://mocanyc.pastperfectonline.com/randomimages.

Dates

  • Majority of material found in 1990s

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

For reference use only; not for reproduction, distribution, or deposit in another collection. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Director of Collections. If publishing, cite: Cheng Wang Collection, Museum of Chinese in America.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (One small archival box) : 0.25 linear feet of paper documents (including one newspaper clipping) and a book

Biographical / Historical

Cheng Wang was a member of the Chinese army who fought in the second Sino-Japanese war. He moved to the US at some point and lived in Flushing, NY. He donated his collection in response to the museum's call, posted in the "World Journal" in 1995, for materials about Chinese-American soldiers.

Arrangement

Since it is a small collection, there is no formal arrangement.

General

This finding aid was created with grant support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Title
Cheng Wang Collection
Author
Lauren Stark

Repository Details

Part of the Museum of Chinese in America Repository

Contact:
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