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Sam Katz collection

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Identifier: 1993.008
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of 78 rpm record albums (102 total) and audio tape reels of Chinese and Japanese music, mostly instrumental. The audio tape reels are duplicates of the record albums. Most of the albums are undated, but the few that do have dates are from the 1950s-1960s. The records include classical, opera, and folk music. In addition, there are a few paper documents and journals, such as a journal in English with an article about ancient Chinese instruments, from 1926; a...

Samuel S. Fung collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1985.001-2011.053
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials gathered by Samuel S. Fung that focus on the Chinese-American boy scouting experience and self-publishing practices for amateur authors. There are various periodicals, photographs, maps, book mock-ups, illustrations, certificates, Boy Scout memorabilia, Boy Scout records, newspaper and magazine clippings, brochures, font samples, composition notebooks, journals, coupons, general correspondence, receipts, and other items produced between the 1910s to the 1980s....

Seon Gin Quinnie Tan collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1996.063
Scope and Contents This collection consists entirely of paper documents, including a copy of Tan's proposal for the Chinatown program; a postcard for a photography exhibition; some handwritten notes about a 9 1/2 year old girl; an Asian Americans United fact sheet from 1993 or 1994; and a 1996 newsletter from the Coalition for Asian-American Children and Families.

Sin Jang Leung collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015.039
Scope and Contents This collection consists entirely of paper documents, the majority of which is correspondence from 1980-1986. Most of the correspondence is with the Social Secutiry Administration, Medicare, the Chinatown Health Clinic, and Hamilton Madison House, a community center with services for senior citizens. In addition, there are some newspaper clippings (in Chinese) for Chinese medicine, a postcard (in Chinese), and a few empty envelopes.

Sun Sing Theatre collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1993.007-2014.006
Scope and Contents This collection consists of paper documents, printed materials, publicity materials, objects, and photographs. The paper documents include administrative and financial information about the theater, such as film inventories, time schedules, bills, account ledgers, and payroll records. Printed material, of which there is very little, includes books and journals, most likely personal copies of Sun Sing Theatre employees. Publicity materials consist mostly of film posters and lobby cards (or...

Wah Kiu Wet Wash Co. collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004.091
Scope and Contents The collection mostly contains administrative and business records of Wah Kiu Wet Wash Co., such as bills, insurance documents, laundry tickets, ledgers, operating licenses, and payroll records. In addition, there are photographs of the salvaging day of one of the laundromats and a few objects, including a clip, stapler, and various pins. Most of the documents are from the 1970s-1990s, but some of the ledgers date back to 1949. Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at...

Walter Wah Hom collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011.085
Scope and Contents The collection mostly contains business records of Walter Wah Hom. There are various receipts from different proprietors, including Scoy Shirt Pressing and Quon Hing Company, a restaurant and laundry supplier. In addition, there are many bank and insurance documents, plus commercial vehicle and auto licenses and renewals. Most of the documents are from the 1950s. There is also a box of cigars labelled “Robt. Burns Cigarillos.” Objects are also searchable via PastPerfect Online System at...

Way Gar Wong collection

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Identifier: 2008.022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials related to Way Gar Wong's career as a Chinese opera performer. The majority of the collection includes opera costumes and accessories, such as hats, belts, and shoes, but there are also hair and makeup materials, such as wigs and wig pieces; a few stage props, like swords and fans; two framed photographs and a few print blocks; and some paper documents, including a flyer for a performance and an opera script. Only one item is dated, a receipt, which is from...

Wensy Wu Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017.035
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal photographs, textbooks used by Wensy Wu, a porcelain plate, two Chinese puzzle balls, and personal documents.

"Who Killed Vincent Chin?" collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1992.005
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection consist of donations from Renee Tajima-Peña, which include transcripts of interviews and trials; court documents; clippings from newspapers, journals, and magazines; research and production notes; and video cassettes of footage used in the documentary film. Donations from the film department at New York University include film reels of different versions of the documentary, audio recordings, and related invoices.

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