The Early Chinese Canadians, 1858-1847 is a new on-line exhibition from Library and Archives Canada.
Among the features of the exhibition is a 1918 film of a Chinese Canadian funeral procession in Victoria, B.C. I thought some of the readers of a previous post here about Victoria's Harling Point Chinese Cemetery would want to see this.
It would be interesting to know what research has been done about this event and the film.
My previous post -
Harling Point Chinese Cemetery, Victoria, BC,Canada, January 4, 2009: http://graveyardrabbitbc.blogspot.com/2009/01/harling-point-chinese-cemetery-victoria.html
The Early Chinese Canadians, 1858-1947, Library and Archives Canada: www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/chinese-canadians/index-e.html
Chinese funeral procession, 1918, Allan D Taylor collection, Library and Archives Canada: www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/chinese-canadians/021022-1500-e.html#v2
More cemetery transcripts on the way - Looks like the Queensville Cemetery transcript will be ready for publication this month. I think the only thing I have left to do is one of the layout map...
2 weeks ago