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Classification People
Object ID 2007-03-1088-1
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Photo Archives
Caption Joe Lee and Daughter, Yip Lee
Description Ah Sing and his daughter. He was listed in the 1880 census as "fisherman", 39 years of age, native of Waupoo (Wanpoo?), wife Troy He, 35 years of age; daughter Way Um, age 7. An item in the Beacon of 1908 states, "At Mendocino, August 19th, to the wife of Sing, the Point Chinese cook, a son". It was known also that he had one other child, Joe Chow, born about 1910.
Date c. 1880
Print size 11.2 cm x 15.5 cm
Photographer Perry & Kelly
Credit line Kelley House Photographs
Subjects Chinese
Fathers & children
People Sing, Ah
Sing, Way Um
Related Publications Mendocino Historical Review, "The Chinese of the Mendocino Coast."
Hee-Chorley, Lorraine, "Chinese in Mendocino County."