Chin Kow, Portland, 1911

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Chin Kow, Portland, 1911

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Chin Kow was a member of the First Baptist Church Chinese Sunday School in Portland in 1911 when this photo was taken. He often was called "The General" by his friends and customers at his Chinese hand laundry, which he ran until 1966.

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About This Item

  • Title: Chin Kow, Portland, 1911
  • Creator: Reynolds, Gardiner, Maine
  • Creation Date: 1911
  • Subject Date: 1911
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions: 23 cm x 15 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2080, Box 5
  • Collection: Chinese-American collection
  • Object Type: Image

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

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