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Chinese men in costume, Augusta, ca. 1890

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Chinese men in costume, Augusta, ca. 1890

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Chinese immigrants to Maine, Hop Ling and an unnamed man pose in costume.

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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  • Title: Chinese men in costume, 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 (cm): 17 x 11
  • Local Code: 2002.225
  • Object Type: Image

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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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