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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

Fall Field Trip 2019
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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New Exhibition: “Windows on Chinese Settlers in Western Manitoba”

Location:

Tommy McLeod Curve Gallery
2nd floor, John E. Robbins Library
Brandon University

When:

16 January to 16 February 2009

A collection of photographs and archival material documenting the Chinese presence in Western Manitoba since 1884—compiled by Dr. May Yoh and Dr. Alison Marshall over the last twenty years—will be exhibited at Brandon University.

The exhibition relates to early Chinese laundries, restaurants, the lives of families, men, and women, as well as the Chinese Nationalist League, and intercultural and recreational events.

Two samples are shown above. The left shows Lim See in Chinese jacket and skirt, at the time of her arrival in 1921. She would soon become Wong Lim See or Mrs. Sam Wong. The right shows Lee Low of Carberry, accompanied by his brother Tong and sons Walter and York. The photo was taken outside the Rex Cafe in 1949.

Posted: 21 December 2008

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