Chinese immigrant men, Augusta, ca. 1890

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Chinese immigrant men, Augusta, ca. 1890

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Chinese immigrants to Maine, Hop Ling and an unnamed man were photographed in outfits from their homeland.

They were members of Augusta's South Parish Congregational Church Chinese Sunday School. Many Chinese residents joined Christian Church Sunday Schools, in part to learn English.

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About This Item

  • Title: Chinese immigrant men, Augusta, ca. 1890
  • Creator: Chas. W. Hearn
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Card photograph
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 11 cm
  • Local Code: 2002.225
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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