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[Family photographs of a Chinese American family of California].
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --PIC PIC box 1; BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --PIC PIC box 2; BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --B B box 3; BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --B B box 4; ...
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Title:

[Family photographs of a Chinese American family of California]
Hakka Chinese American family collection

Abstract:

Chiefly unidentified family portraits, with some group portraits of organizations. Summary from seller's description: Collection of Chinese families from origins in Kwangtung Province to Northern California: San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Stockton, Sacramento areas, from the beginning of the 20th century to the 1970's. Hong Kong, San Francisco, Stockton, Sacramento c1910-1970's. The earliest images [are] of Hong Kong immigrants carrying old family photos, photos of ancestors and grand parents [on their way] to their newly established residence in Hong Kong, and their migration to Northern California. [Photos document] aged grand parents, elders, their siblings,relatives, and the following generations. [Photos document] their birthdays, weddings, Chinese Beauty contests, [graduations], funerals, and New Year festivals in San Francisco. The family archive covers a very broad period of some two generations, or about 60 years, of Chinese and Chinese-Americans in the Northern California area.

Date:

1910 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Hakka (Chinese people) -- California -- Photographs

Note:

Title devised by cataloger. Seller's title: Hakka Chinese American family collection.
Compiled and created by an unidentified family.
Some annotations in Chinese. Includes 2 certificates. dated 1927, of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco, for the Kwong Chong Sun Co. (also spelled Quong Chong Shing Co.) (in PIC box 2), which may provide clues to identify the family.
UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
Family photographs of a Chinese American family of California, BANC PIC 1999.088 Pt. 1, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from from Rare Oriental Book Co ; 1999-2000.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

photoprint
Photographs in 2 cartons, 2 boxes, 2 oversize boxes : black and white and color prints ; various sizes

Language:

Chinese

Identifier:

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BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --PIC PIC box 1
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --PIC PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --B B box 3
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 --B B box 4
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 Carton 1
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1 Carton 2
BANC PIC 1999.088 PT.1

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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