File FC 106 C5 C46 (Box 25 File 77) - Miscellaneous

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FC 106 C5 C46 (Box 25 File 77)

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  • 1911, 1925, 1950s, 1970-199? (Creation)

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a certificate, postcards, photos

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  1. Head tax certificate of Pon Yuey Hoy alias Pon Huen Hoy.
    Arrived in Victoria on Oct. 3, 1911; C.I. 36 (No. 23838) issued Dec. 2, 1925 as a replacement in exchange for C.I. 5 No. 62042 where there was no photograph before.
  2. 3 postcards on July 1, 1952 Legion Day parade.
  3. 1 color photo of Jack and Mary Pon in front of their grocery store Shop-Easy at 11606 - 129 Avenue, Edmonton (1970-199?).
  4. 1 black and white photo of Pon Yuey Hoy (盤元開) alias Pon Huen Hoy and his wife Pon Yoke Fong (maiden last name Mah).
    The name Pon Huen Hoy was on the C.I. 36 certificate and Pon Yuen Hoy was on his C.I. 5 certificate upon arrival in Victoria on Oct. 3, 1911.
  5. 2 black and white photos: portraits of Pon Yuen Hoy when he was young.
  6. 8 black and white photos of the Lea’s Grocery and Confectionery at 10737 - 95 Street, Edmonton in the 1950s:
    • 1 closeup 1952 photo of the store
    • 1 photo of the store from afar
    • 4 photos of the inside of the store
    • 2 photos of the living quarter of the store on the main floor; there are 4 rooms upstairs, suite rented out (Store opened in 1947 and the property is owned by Pon Yuey Hoy).
  7. 1 black and white photo of Mary Pon, her mother Pon Shee, and her brother Ken Mah taken in front of a mural in Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin (黄大仙) temple.
  8. 1 black and white family portrait: Pon Yuey Hoy, Yoke Fong Pon, Jack Pon, Mary Pon, and Donald Pon.
  9. 1 black and white photo of Mary Pon’s side of the family: (left to right) Mary Pon’s mom Pon Shee (盤翠萍), Mary Pon’s dad Leng Wing Mah (馬亮榮) alias 馬恆察, grandma Mah (name unknown), Mary Pon’s uncle Do Wing Mah (馬恆磊) and wife Mah Chen Shee (馬陳氏).
  10. 4 black and white photos taken in Drumheller in the 1950s:
    • Family photo taken in front of their Dallas Cafe in Drumheller in 1951: (left to right) Peter Mah, Mary Pon, Mrs. Mah, Do Wing Mah, Leng Wing Mah, baby Ken Mah, and Pon Shee.
    • 2 photos taken at the back of the Dallas Cafe.
    • 1 photo of Mary Pon aged 16 attending the Drumheller Public School with other immigrant teens (Mary is 3rd from the left).
  11. 4 black and white photos taken in Winnipeg.
    • 1 group photo: A delegation from Edmonton to a Winnipeg event celebrating the arrival/visit of their “minister”.
    • 1 photo: a vehicle with “Welcome to our minister (歡迎)”.
    • 1 photo taken in the front of the offices of the Kuo Min Tang in Winnipeg, possibly in early 1950s.
    • 1 photo: a Chinese community float.

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