Item 10363 - Chinese men in costume, Augusta, ca. 1890

Item 10363 - Chinese men in costume, Augusta, ca. 1890
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Item 10363
Chinese men in costume, Augusta, ca. 1890
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Chinese immigrants to Maine, Hop Ling and an unnamed man pose in costume.

They were members of Augusta's South Parish Congregational Church Chinese Sunday School. Many Chinese residents joined Christian Church Sunday Schools, in part to learn English.

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