Starting from the designated heritage site of Kong Chow Cemetery at Lincoln Park Golf Course, the speakers will delve into the fascinating topic of Chinatown District Associations and their role in servicing burials and the repatriation of bones from the Gold Rush Era to early 1950’s.
During this event, Dr. Sonia Ng, an esteemed researcher and guest curator for the Hong Kong Museum of History, will present her latest documented findings, spanning from the 1860s to the 1940s. Dr. Ng's expertise and contributions to preserving Chinese historical artifacts and documents have been invaluable to renowned museums and archives such as the China Alley in Hanford, Chew Kee Museum of Fiddletown and Chee Kung Tong of San Francisco, California.
Mr. David Lei, historian and dedicated supporter of the Chinese Community, will share insights into the Chinatown Associations and the significant contributions made by the Chinese Six Companies towards civil rights and immigrant rights through the courts.
This event promises to be an enlightening exploration of the rich history and cultural significance of Chinatown District Associations, shedding light on their crucial role in burials and the repatriation of bones. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and appreciation for the heritage of Chinatown.
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