File FC 106 C5 C46 (Box 6-7 File 26) - Miscellaneous

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FC 106 C5 C46 (Box 6-7 File 26)

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  • 1950s - 2000s (Creation)

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Various documents; photos.

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Newspaper clippings:
1.Newspaper clippings with three series reflections on Chinese Benevolence Association new building, fundraising performance on 30 November 1966.
2.Newspaper clippings book. Articles are from 1950's till 1970's, and a lot of articles are from the local Chinese Newspapers.
3.Newspaper clipping of staff name list of Edmonton Chinese Business Association in charge of the fundraising performance for Chinese Benevolence Association new building.
4.Edmonton Journal clipping titled "Edmonton's Chinese plan heritage fight" on 20 March 1974.
5.Chinatown Credit Union promotion handout:
Chinatown Credit Union promotion handout, including board members names with a photo, business service plan.

  1. Certificate of Incorporation of the Chinese Dramatic Club of Edmonton:
    Certificate of Incorporation of the Chinese Dramatic Club of Edmonton, issued on 20 May 1980 by Alberta Consumer and Corporate Affairs.
  2. Chinese Dramatic Club members's annual form: Chinese Dramatic Club members's annual form in 1990s.
    Honorable certificates:
  3. Letter or honoured appointment of Jimmy Gin (甄炳沾) to be a consultant of the fourth reunion of Taishan Immigration in Canada on 1 September 1984.
    9.Appreciation certificate of Chinese Canadian National Council Edmonton Chapter to Jimmy Gin's outstanding contribution on 3 December 1983.
  4. Appreciation certificate of Chinese Canadian National Council to Jimmy Gin's outstanding contribution on October 1986-1987.
  5. Merit certificate to Jimmy Gin in recognition of his outstanding service to the Edmonton Chinese Community, issued by Chinese Benevolent Association in October 1977 [Located in Oversize File].
  6. Handwritten speech article: Jimmy's handwritten speech article at Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club 81st anniversary party.
  7. First issue of first Chinese publication in Alberta:
    First Chinese publication in Alberta, the "Cultural Expression Quarterly" ("文聲季刊") first issue in May 1981.
  8. A copy of "The Great Circus of China: Canada 1982".
  9. Chinese music record's cover: 2 Chinese music records' covers.
  10. The statement of death of Jimmy's mother:
    Jimmy's mother Yim Jin Gin's Statement of Death issued on 28 March 2005. Yim Jin Gin passed away in her 91 year old on 16 December 2004.
  11. Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club:1 small album booklet containing 6 photos of Dramatic Club group photo and their musical instruments.
  12. Photographs:
    photo 1: Jimmy Gin (甄炳沾) wearing Chinese Dramatic Club uniform (16 October 1994).
    photo 2: 11 x 16 cm in 16 x 21 cm window mat , photograph and backing are glued together. Group photo of Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club wearing its uniform in 1983 or 1984; first line from left: 周惠, ?, 胡啓明, 梁暖, 杨耀华, 张先成, 马景威; second line from left: 曹元昌, 马兆欢, ?, 王国光, 甄炳沾, 姚星辉, 许景.
    photo 3: 20 x 25 cm group photo of Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club celebrating 81st anniversary banquet in 1998.
    photo 4: 20 x 25 cm group photo of Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club.
    photo 5-10: Group photos of Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club in varied years.
    photo 11: Jimmy with Hong Hong (红虹) in 1977 or 1978. She visited Edmonton and performed for celebration of Chinese Elder's Mansion.
    photo 12: Jimmy, his wife and Zhao, Bin, the advisor of Chinese University Sports Delegation of Universiade'83 (World University Games) on 8 July 1983.
    photo 13: Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club 83rd anniversary and installation of the New Board of directors celebration party on 12 March 2000.
    photo 14: Performance at Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club 79th anniversary and celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year banquet in 1996.
    photo 15-16: Performances at Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club 74th anniversary banquet.
    photo 17: Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club performance (15 May 1987).
    photo 18-23: Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club and Calgary Zhen Xing Cantonese Opera Club performances for ECMCC fundraising on 3 May 1998.
    photo 24-25: With actors on 9 June 2002. Performance to celebrate 85th anniversary of Edmonton Chinese Dramatic Club at ECMCC.
    photo 26: Group photo at Calgary Cando Music (卡加利金紫音樂社) Society 8th anniversary party.
    Edmonton Chinese Benevolent Association New building open ceremony:
    photo 27: Group photo at Edmonton Chinese Benevolent Association (點問頓中華會館) new building open ceremony .
    Sports' events:
    photo 28: 20 x 27 cm With athletes at 4th Hong Mar Table Tennis Memorial Cup (馬景康紀念盃乒乓球賽)at ECMCC. 1992.
    photo 29: 20 x 25 cm Sharks hockey team group photo.
    ECDC visited Baisha (白沙) in Guangzhou, China:
    photo 30 -35: Group photos while visiting Baisha in Guangzhou, China in 2009.
    photo 36: Construction of allumi's building of Hua Ying school (華英中学) in Baisha.
    Welcome Tibet Art Delegation group:
    photo 37: Welcome Tibet Art Delegation group (西藏藝術團) photo.
    photo 38: Group photo at a dinner party on 30 May 1997.
    photo 39: Group photo on 30 May 彭炽秋, 林佩珍夫妇, 叶幼琪, 李凤, 郭凤女.
    Celebrating 125 years (1858-1983) of Chinese Community in Canada.
    photo 40: Group photo of celebrating 125 years (1858-1983) of Chinese Community in Canada.
    Welcome Chinese Athletics to the 12th World University Game in Edmonton in 1983:
    photo 41: Welcome Chinese Athletics to the 12th World University Game in Edmonton in 1983, presenting a plaque to show Chinese Communities' best wishes to Chinese Athletes.
    Walkathon in 1993:
    photo 42-43: Group photos of Edmonton Chinatown Multi-Culture Center Walkathon in 1993.
    photo 44: Dragon dancing of Edmonton Chinatown Multi-Culture Center Walkathon in 1993.
    photo 45: Lion dancing to celebrate Chinese lunar new year at ECMCC.
    photo 46: Ceremony, hanging with Canadian and Chinese National flags.
    Board members of Chinese Elders' Mansion:
    photo 47: 19 x 24 cm photograph in 24 X 29 cm board mat (window and backing are glued together), photograph and mat are enclosed in attached cardboard envelope. Board members of Chinese Elders' Mansion (耆英大厦). Granted the photo to Jimmy by the board of Chinese Elders' Mansion.
    photo 48: 19 x 24 cm photograph in 24 X 29 cm board mat (window and backing are glued together), photograph and mat are enclosed in attached cardboard envelope. Board members of Chinese Elders' Mansion. Granted the photo to Jimmy by the board of Chinese Elders' Mansion.
    Group photo after performance at ECMCC in June 1982:
    photo 49: 19 x 24 cm photograph in 24 x 29 cm board mat (window and backing are glued together), photograph and mat are enclosed in attached cardboard envelope. Group photo after performance at ECMCC in June 1982. Granted the photo to Jimmy by ECMCC.
    Performances in 1960s:
    photo 50: 黄冠华 (生) artist from Seattle, performed "十年一觉杨州梦" in December 1965.
    photo 51: 黄华 Red Deer farmer, performed at Victoria Composite High School in December 1965.
    photo 52-53: Performances in December 1965.
    photo 54: Chinese Dramatic Club performance in December 1966.
    Performances in 1950s:
    photo 55: (black and white) 潘桢祥 performed "胡不归" at Chinese Freemason in Calgary. (the time at the back of the photo was probably not matching, it should be the same date as the photos 56-60) “移风易俗” was a popular slogan in mainland China in Mao's time.
    photo 56: (black and white) performance on Feb 6, 1955 in Calgary.
    photo 57-58: (black and white) performance "胡不归" in 1950s.
    photo 59-60: (black and white) performance on Feb 6, 1955 in Calgary.
    photo 61-63: (black and white) performance on Dec 27, 1953 at 华侨公所 in Edmonton.
    photo 64: (black and white) performed "游龙戏凤" for fundraising for fire disaster in Jiulong Shi Jia Wei (九龙石夹尾) in 1953. Jimmy was the secretary. It has the note of people's names on the photo.
    Horse races:
    photo 65: (black and white) Jimmy on the horse, working in Jasper and horse riding in leisure time in 1953 or 1954.
    photo 66: 20 x 25 cm photograph, containing two color images of a Northlands Park horse race. The top photo, 19 x 8 cm is the 'photo finish' picture taken at the end of the race, while the bottom photo, 19 x 13 cm shows the horse in the winner's circle posed with the owner and training team on 14 July 1977.
    photo 67: 20 x 25 cm photograph, containing two color images of a Northlands Park horse race. The top photo, 19 x 8 cm is the 'photo finish' picture taken at the end of the race, while the bottom photo, 19 x 13 cm shows the horse in the winner's circle posed with the owner and training team on 10 June 1980.
    photo 68: 20 x 25 cm photograph, containing two color images of a Northlands Park horse race. The top photo, 19 x 8 cm is the 'photo finish' picture taken at the end of the race, while the bottom photo, 19 x 13 cm shows the horse in the winner's circle posed with the owner and training team on 8 June 1982.
    photo 69: 20 x 25 cm photograph, containing two color images of a Northlands Park horse race. The top photo, 19 x 8 cm is the 'photo finish' picture taken at the end of the race, while the bottom photo, 19 x 13 cm shows the horse in the winner's circle posed with the owner and training team on 24 June 1982.
    Business photos:
    photo 71-73: Own restaurant at Peace River in 1961, then to open McNamara grocery in 1963.
    photo 74: Jimmy father's grocery (Gins' Grocery and Confectionery) at 99 St & 102 Ave in 1963.
    photo 75-76: Photos taken at his Ideal Food Market in May, 1964.
    photo 77: At Stony Plain Q Mark in 1971, which was opened in 1968. It was his second store.
    photo 78: With family at Steele Heights Food Market, July 29, 1987.
    photo 79: With family at Steele Heights Food Market; Jimmy, Ken Keith, Kit Wai Gin.
    photo 80-81: With family at Steele Heights Food Market in different years.
    photo 82: With family at Steele Heights Food Market, March 16, 1991.
    photo 83: With family at Steele Heights Food Market.
    photo 84-88: (black and white) Jimmy at the business place when he was young in late 1950s.
    Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association:
    photo 89: Members' group photo at open ceremony of new buildings of Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association.
    photo 90: The office building of Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association.
    Jimmy Gin in 1950's and early 1960's:
    photo 91: (black and white) Jimmy at Army barrack in 1959, a friend in town invited him.
    photo 92: (black and white) at the gate of Chinese Benevolent Association (點問頓華僑公所) on 7 March 1954.
    Photo 93-95: (black and white) as a representative of Edmonton Benevolent Association to attend the open ceremony of Calgary's Guo min dang at Jasper park Canton Restaurant on 28 April 1954.
    photo 96: (black and white) group photo of a basketball team.
    photo 97: (black and white) a group photo swimming.
    photo 98-106: (black and white) Jimmy with his friends from July 1953 till March 1960, some of the dates unknown.
    photo 107: (black and white) 9 x 14 cm photograph in 14 x 21 cm board mat (window and backing are glued together), photograph and mat are enclosed in attached cardboard cover. Jimmy with his cousin.
    photo 108-112: (black and white) Jimmy's photos from March 1952 till March 1960.
    photo 113: Work at restaurant in Peace River in 1955/1956.
    Jimmy 's wedding:
    photo 114: (black and white) 16 x 11 cm photograph in 22 x 19 cm board mat (window and backing are glued together), photograph and mat are enclosed in attached cardboard envelope. Jimmy's wedding with families in May 1963.
    photo 115-117: (black and white) at Jimmy's wedding party in May 1963.
    photo 118-122: Jimmy's wedding party in May 1963.
    Jimmy's children:
    photo 123-127: Family photos in May 1964. Kenny Gin was a baby.
    photo 128: Jimmy's family (Kenny, Keelin and Keith) with his parents at home at 9835 74 street in 1969.
    photo 129: Jimmy with his children: Kenny, Keeling and Keith.
    photo 130: 25 x 20 cm black and white photograph. Jimmy with his wife at home.
    photo 131: (black and white) Jimmy's mom (Yim Jin Gin) with her grandson at home.
    photo 132: Jimmy, his wife, Jimmy's parents, and Jimmy's two son: Kenny and Keith. October 1968.
    Gin's families:
    photo 133: Jimmy's mom and dad.
    photo 134: (black and white) Jimmy's dad.
    photo 135: (black and white) Jimmy's mom at home.
    photo 136-137: Jimmy's mom and dad at their grocery store.
    photo 138: (black and white) Jimmy with his parents in March 1960.
    photo 139: (black and white) Jimmy with friends.The photograph appears to be taken by an Edmonton street photographer who took pictures of people walking in the downtown, and sold the pictures to his subjects.
    photo 140: (black and white) from left to right: Jimmy, his dad, his mom, his uncle and cousin.
    photo 141: (black and white) Jimmy with his dad. December 1950.
    photo 142: (black and white) family photo ( from left to right) Standing: cousin, cousin, uncle (in Philippines), uncle, father, cousin, Jimmy, older sister. Sitting: uncle's wife, uncle's son, aunt, aunt, mother.
    photo 143: (black and white with hand tinned color) Jimmy was a boy with his mom and sister.
    photo 144: (black and white) Jimmy was a teenager with his family.
    photo 145: (black and white with hand tinned color) Jimmy with his sisters.
    photo 146: Hand tinned color. Jimmy with his sisters.
    photo 147: Hand tinned color. 16 x 11 cm photograph in 20 x 23 cm paper mat, photograph and backing are glued together. Jimmy's mother when she was young.
    photo 148: Jimmy's mother before she passed away.
    photo 149: Hand tinned color. Jimmy's grandfather.
    photo 150: (black and white) family group photo at the wedding, 1963.
    photo 151: 20 x 25 cm photograph in 28 x 35 cm paper mat, photograph and backing are glued together. Group photo at open ceremony of new buildings of Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association (華埠儲蓄貸款會). Attached a paper clipping at the back with members' names and event introduction [Located in Oversize File].
    photo 152: 40 x 50 cm colored photograph mounted on hard board. Big group photo at open ceremony of new buildings of Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association (點城華人雜貨商會) [Located in Oversize File].
    Paper clippings glued on 28 X 35 cm hard board, about Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association new building open ceremony, with handwriting members' names and event introduction [Located in Oversize File].
    photo 153: 39 x 49 cm photograph with a 9 x 13 cm small photograph and three paper clippings about the events glued on it. Group photo of Edmonton Chinese Businessmen Association (點城華人什貨商會)celebrating 125 years of Chinese in Canada [Located in Oversize File].
    Chinatown Credit Union:
    photo 154: 28 x 35 cm photograph in 30 x 40 cm paper mat, photograph and backing are glued together. First board of directors, supervisory committee & credit committee for the year 1978-79 of Chinatown Credit Union (華埠儲蓄貸款會) [Located in Oversize File].
    photo 155: 28 x 35 cm photograph. Board of directors, supervisory committee members for the year 1981-82 of Chinatown Credit Union (華埠儲蓄貸款會) [Located in Oversize File].

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