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Clarence Lee collection

Identifier: 2000.023-2001.019-2001.020
Scope and Contents This collections consists of two commemorative plaques; paper documents on the life of Clarence Lee; prints of Lee's artwork on stamps; and 150 signed copies of Lee's 1999 Year of the Hare commemorative stamp. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at

Coaching books collection

Identifier: 2016.002
Scope and Contents Thus far, this collection contains five coaching books, all in Chinese. One book, written in calligraphy, is for the Tam family. Another book, handwritten, is for the Huang family, possibly for the wife of the person mentioned in the Tam book. Only two books appear to be dated, one of which is from the Toy or Loy Young family; it includes an envelope from an Edmond Toy in Chicago to a Chester Loy Young in Kwangtung, China, and the envelope is postmarked 1947. The other dated book is from 1938...

Committee of 100 collection

Identifier: 2008.039
Scope and Contents This collection consists of conference proceedings on videocassette tapes and oral histories saved on a variety of media, including DVDs, Betamax tapes, and mini digital videocassettes. The conferences cover the years 1991 and 1995-1996. The oral histories cover the years 2004 and 2007.

David Lewis Hammarstrom Collection

Identifier: 2017.032
Scope and Contents This collection consists of xeroxed background research, correspondences, Interview exceprts, audio tapes with full interviews with cast members, book (draft and published versions). The background research contains literature and clippings relating the the Flower Drum Song shows; the correspondences are between Hammarstrom and the publisher and interviewees, the interview excerpts were intended for usage in the published book.

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,...

Edith Ong collection

Identifier: 2015.040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of newspaper clippings, one menu, and Chinese New Year envelopes. The newspaper clippings are mostly from the 1930s-1940s (although some are undated), and most of them are from Baltimore newspapers or include stories or photographs about Baltimore. A few clippings have accompanying articles, but most of them are just photographs. All of the clippings are original copies of articles/photographs about Chinese Americans and Chinese visiting the United States, as in Madame...

Emile Bocian collection

Identifier: 2014.029
Content Description Emile Bocian (1912-1990) was a photographer who worked steadily in the 1960s-1980s in New York City. Although there is not a lot of information about Bocian, he worked for Waldo Mayo Associates Public Relations in the 1950s; this firm provided publicity for the film, radio, and television industries. In the early 1970s, Bocian began working for "The China Post" as the Director of Advertising and Public Relations and most likely became an editor at some point. According to his own account, he...

Eric Ng collection

Identifier: 2015.043-2007.072-2004.072
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, postcards, glass projection slides, printed materials, and reference materials. Photographs and postcards document the businesses, social environment and development of New York's Chinatown, including inter-ethnic tensions. Printed material include articles, magazines, booklets, and a guidebook about the social history of Chinatowns and the political environment during the Second Sino-Japanese War. There are also menus for Chinese Restaurants in New York...

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...

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