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Douglas J. Chu collection

Identifier: 2012.008-2015.037
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs and paper materials documenting Douglas J. Chu's family from the 1900s-1975. The photographs are in black and white and color, and they range in size. Many of the photographs are labelled with a date, name, and location on the back. The majority of the photographs are from Donald Typond, Douglas Chu's first cousin once removed (his mother's first cousin). The paper materials consist of affidavits, birth and marriage certificates, awards, account books,...

Ernest K. H. Eng collection

Identifier: 2016.006
Scope and Contents -This is a digital collection. MOCA digitizes it from the Captain Ernest K. H. Eng's photo album.-Digital copies of Captain Ernest K. H. Eng's photo album; including images of his tour in China with the mission of General George Catlett Marshall, and other political figures of China such as Zhou, Enlai and Chiang, Kai-shek during the war from September 1945 to June 1948, his wedding pictures in China in 1946, and his family photos after returning to America from China, a total of...

Evelyn Yee collection

Identifier: 2012.003
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items from Evelyn Yee's family. These items include three liberty bonds issued by the Republic of China, one in 1937 and two in 1938. These bonds belonged to her parents when they lived in New York. In addition, there is part of a letter written to Evelyn's mother from her uncle (or another relative) in 1937 about a trip taken from New York to Hong Kong. Finally, there are two record albums in Chinese ("Mothers Teach Children" and "Madame Butterfly") plus record...

Jane Moy Collection

Identifier: 2016.029
Scope and Contents The collection mostly contains the lives of William Moy and his mother, Jeanne Moy. There are including family photos, biography and genealogy. Most of the documents are from the 1930's to 1940's.

Marcella Dear collection

Identifier: 2006.003-2006.004-2010.007-2011.023
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection mainly consist of household items from the Chin family's apartment on Mulberry Street and business items from the Chin family's businesses (the majority of the latter items are from the Rice Bowl Restaurant and Kwong Chong and Co.). The household materials include kitchen items, artwork, clothing, sewing materials, record albums, medicinal objects, and books. The business materials include account books, furniture, and signage. The majority of the items are from...

Poy Gum Lee collection

Identifier: 2015.044
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, certificates, sketches, drawings, blueprints, documents, and objects. Photographs and newspaper articles portray Lee’s life in New York and China, his family, and his architectural projects. Letters and documents record business transactions, proposals, legal contracts and the experiences after the Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War. The objects encompass some of the essential tools of the trade used by an architect. Lee...

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