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Browsing items in: Victoria’s Chinatown, a gateway to the past and present of Chinese Canadians

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    • 一九九七年維多利亞市麻雀皇大賽

    • Photos of the 1997 Victoria Mahjong Tournament
    • Item is a photograph. Compilation of photos from the 1997 Victoria Mahjong Tournament held by the Yue Shan Society. Mahjong is a game that originated in China, commonly played by four players. Similar to the Western card game rummy, mahjong is a...
    • 2011
    • 三邑同鄉會辦事處

    • Signboard of Sam Yap Society
    • Item is a photograph. Signboard of the Sam Yap Society, part of the Yue Shan Society. Members have roots in any of three neighbouring counties -- Panyu, Nanhai and Shunde in Guangdong Province, and speak a common dialect. Photo taken on June 17,...
    • 2011
    • 中國致公黨贈送維多利亞民治黨支部的錦旗

    • Silk banner from Chee Kung Tong of China to Victoria Minzhi Party
    • Item is a photograph. Silk banner given to Victoria Chinese Freemasons Association from Chee Kung Tong of China (中國致公黨)in 1984. Characters on banner: 忠誠團結. Hung on the wall in the Dart Coon Club meeting room. Photo taken on July 7, 2011.
    • 2011
    • 中山福善堂

    • Signboard for the Hook Sin Tong Charity Association
    • Item is a photograph. Signboard for the Hook Sin Tong Charity Association. Top signboard reads Zhongshan (中山), the county which it is associated with. Bottom signboard reads Hook Sin Tong (福善堂). Located outside above the balcony door of the Hook...
    • 2011
    • 中華會館 華僑公立學校

    • Signboard of CCBA and Chinese Public School
    • Item is a photograph. Shows engraved sign over the front door of the Chinese Public School (華僑公立學校) and CCBA (Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association; 中華會館) signboard above balcony door of the School in Victoria, B.C. Photo taken on May 9,...
    • 2012
    • 保救大清光緒皇帝女會值理真像

    • The Chinese Empire Ladies Reform Association
    • Item is a photograph. The poster of the Chinese Empire Ladies Reform Association appeared in Victoria in the summer of 1903. At the top centre is a picture of the Guangxu Emperor, who led the movement for political reform in China in mid-1898...
    • 1903
    • 保救大清光緒皇帝會增興值理真像

    • Poster of the Chinese Empire Reform Association Leaders
    • Item is a photograph. Showes the poster of the Chinese Empire Reform Association of Victoria. Portrait of Guangxu Emperor is in the middle of the top part, portraits of two founders are on two sides. The left one is Liang Qichao(?) and the right...
    • 1903-05-10
    • 倡建創始保皇會所碑記

    • Stone tablet of the Chinese Empire Reform Association, 1907
    • Item is a photograph. Shows the stone tablet with Chinese inscriptions of the story of the Association including the names of the original donors, the amount of their donations, and their city of residence. Date on the tablet: “光緒三十三年四月初十“ i.e. May...
    • 2011
    • 列聖宮

    • Palace of the Saints
    • Item is Photograph. Shows the name "列聖宮" (Palace of the Saints) spelled out on a pewlter altar vase. The Palace of the Saints is not dedicated to any religion. It is essentially an expression of traditional Chinese philosophy and customs,...
    • 2008
    • 前清大臣李鸿章中堂像

    • Portrait of Li Hongzhang
    • Item is a photograph. Portrait of Li Hongzhang, a leading statesman of the late Qing Empire. He quelled several major rebellions and served in important positions of the Imperial Court, including the premier viceroyalty of Zhili. Li Hongzhang...
    • 2011
    • 台山寧陽總會館

    • Signboard of the Hoy Sun Ning Young Benevolent Association
    • Item is a photograph. Signboard of the Hoy Sun Ning Young (Yung) Benevolent Association (also called Hoy Sun Benevolent Association). Located at 540 Pandora Ave, Victoria, B.C. Given by the People's Government of Taishan City in 1993. Characters on...
    • 2012
    • 國防部長張愛萍在本會題詞

    • Zhang Aiping writting a calligraphy for Chinese Canadian Cultural Association
    • Item is a photograph. Shows Zhang Aiping writting the calligraphy on his visit to Chinese Canadian Cultural Association in 1984. Zhang Aiping served as Minister of National Defence of the People's Republic of China from 1982 to 1988.
    • 1984
    • 域埠三邑同鄉會歡迎坎美代表攝影

    • Sam Yap Society picture from 1944
    • Item is a photograph. Photo of the Sam Yap Society gathering bidding farewell to the Kanmei representative before the society's signboard. Chinese characters show the date is "三十三年七月八日" (July 8, 1944). Photo taken on June 17, 2011.
    • 2011
    • 域埠洪門民治党(致公堂)達權總社地址变遷圖1886-1987 (左上)

    • Map showing 3 locations of Chinese Freemasons buildings (Top left frame)
    • Item is a photograph. Shows 4 pictures: 域埠洪門民治党(致公堂)達權總社地址变遷圖1886-1987, 美國洪門致公總堂第十九屆懇親大會, and 中國洪門民治黨全加第二十八屆代表大會出席代表(1989年9月10日多倫多支部召開). Photo taken on July 7, 2011.
    • 2011
    • 域多利中華會館主辦粵藝曲韻耀僑校籌款演唱會

    • Poster for a concert of Cantonese music
    • Item is a photograph. Poster for a concert of Cantonese music held on October 11th 2009 in the Ambrosia Event Centre to raise money for the Chinese Public School. Performers and programs listed on the lower part of the poster. Photo taken on June...
    • 2009
    • 域多利華人神召會福音堂

    • Chinese Pentecostal Church, 1950
    • Item is a photograph. Shows Sunday School members and teachers of Chinese Pentecostal Church standing in front of the storefront church on Cormorant Street in the mid-1950s.
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    • 孫文致禮斌的信

    • Sun Yat-sen's letter to Lim Bang, 1911
    • Item is a letter. Sun Yat-sen wrote a letter to Lim Bang about the donation of Chinese communites in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. Chinese characters show the date is " 西三月五號" March 5, 1911. Image supplied by the City of Victoria Archives: Ainslie...
    • 1911
    • 崇義總會開幕首任會長及各職員遺照 (民國八年)

    • Founders of Shon Yee Benevolent Association in Victoria, 1919
    • Item is a photograph. Depicts 8 founders of Shon Yee Benevolent Association, in uniform. Second row, from left to right: 楊林光,雷根,孫沛泉,林三合; first row, from left to right: 梁裕昌,林日軒,方暢民,洪茂昌.
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    • 新民國報 第三十八期

    • "The New Republic: The Chinese Weekly News" volume 1 no. 38, 3 November 1912
    • Item is an issue of newsletter. The first newspaper of the Chinese Nationalist League in Victoria, B.C.
    • 1919

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