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    • The Last Chinese Laundry

    • Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador; Immigrants--Newfoundland and Labrador; Laundry industry--Newfoundland and Labrador; Laundry workers--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's;
    • The film features the life of the early Chinese immigrants in Newfoundland.
    • Jim Gay Laundry

    • Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry industry--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • Jim Gay Laundry, located on 134 New Gower Street, was opened in the early 1920s and closed around 1960s. The other business showed in the photography is Ray Chaytor's.
    • Jim Gay Laundry

    • Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry industry--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • Jim Gay Laundry, located on 134 New Gower Street, was opened in the early 1920s and closed around 1960s. Two other businesses showed in the photography are Marty's and Ray Chaytor's.
    • Hop Wah Laundry

    • Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry industry--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • Hop Wah Laundry, located on Casey Street was opened around 1908 and was owned by Earn Hong.
    • Tai Mei Society

    • Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's--Societies, etc.; Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's--Social life and customs
    • Tai Mei Society, located on 5 Bates Hill
    • Ancestors in the attic: the Chinese connection

    • Chinese--Newfoundland and Labrador--Genealogy; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945--China--Guangdong Sheng; War and families--China--Guangdong Sheng; Au family
    • When she was in grade three Denice Brown of Kingston, Nova Scotia made a startling discovery - she was part Chinese. Despite asking, her father refused to ever tell her anything about her Chinese ancestry or about his life before arriving in...
    • Wo Fen Game

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • This portrait was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....
    • The interior of Jim Lee Laundry #2

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The photograph was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....
    • Street scene near Hop Wah & Co. Laundry

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The photograph was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also made attempt to kill Hong...
    • The interior of Jim Lee Laundry #3

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The photograph was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....
    • The interior of Jim Lee Laundry #4

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The photograph was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....
    • The interior of Jim Lee Laundry #1

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The photograph was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....
    • Police outside the Jim Lee Laundry

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • The photograph was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....
    • The interior of Jim Lee Laundry #5

    • Murder--Investigation--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Chinese--Crime against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's; Laundry workers--Violence against--Newfoundland and Labrador--St. John's
    • This portrait was used during the trial of Wo Fen Game, later convicted of the shooting deaths of three men, Hong Kim Hi, Hong Leon and So Ho Ki at the Jim Lee Laundry, Murray Street, St. John's, in May 1922. He also injured a man named Hong Wing....

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