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So (Susie) Wong's "CR" (certificate of residence), 1894. Born in 1885.

So (Susie) Wong's "CR" (certificate of residence), 1894. Born in 1885.

Josephine Chan's (Ah San/Sau) story: Pages 1 and 4, Methodist pamphlet. From an unpublished account: "The case dragged through several months in our courts, for the slave dealers don’t ever give up their chattel without a struggle. Three different women swore that Ah Sau was their own child.  The real mother did not dare present her claims."

Josephine Chan's (Ah San/Sau) story: Pages 1 and 4, Methodist pamphlet. From an unpublished account: "The case dragged through several months in our courts, for the slave dealers don’t ever give up their chattel without a struggle. Three different women swore that Ah Sau was their own child. The real mother did not dare present her claims."

Carolyn Lee story, pp. 3-4. Caroline returned to work in the Oriental Home for about a year (1924-1925) and was working for Donaldina Cameron in 1927.

Carolyn Lee story, pp. 3-4. Caroline returned to work in the Oriental Home for about a year (1924-1925) and was working for Donaldina Cameron in 1927.

“White Woman Found in an Opium 'Joint’" (at 614 Jackson Street). I do not know if the "opium joint" was there in 1898 when the Lai family moved to Fresno (San Francisco Call. March 17, 1900, p. 4, column 2).

“White Woman Found in an Opium 'Joint’" (at 614 Jackson Street). I do not know if the "opium joint" was there in 1898 when the Lai family moved to Fresno (San Francisco Call. March 17, 1900, p. 4, column 2).

Girls in Methodist Rescue Home, 916 Washington Street. [Left to right] Siu [Wong], Sau [Josephine Chan], Oi, Ho ("Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage," #4). Bancroft Library.

Girls in Methodist Rescue Home, 916 Washington Street. [Left to right] Siu [Wong], Sau [Josephine Chan], Oi, Ho ("Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage," #4). Bancroft Library.

Grace Wong's story and role in Methodist rescues (San Francisco Examiner, April 5, 1901, p. 7). I do not know what happened to Gracie after 1903.

Grace Wong's story and role in Methodist rescues (San Francisco Examiner, April 5, 1901, p. 7). I do not know what happened to Gracie after 1903.

Grace Wong, on left, about 1904. "Fanny," the girl on the right, married Warren Wong, the English Inspector for the Chinese Bureau in New York City, in 1905. (Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage, #64). Bancroft Library.

Grace Wong, on left, about 1904. "Fanny," the girl on the right, married Warren Wong, the English Inspector for the Chinese Bureau in New York City, in 1905. (Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage, #64). Bancroft Library.

A Charles Weidner-identified photograph, which I found on EBay in 2006, but did not purchase. Grace Wong (front) and Susie Wong (married name, "Pond," not related, rear). Girls in the Methodist "Oriental Home," 912 Washington Street. Probably 1904.

A Charles Weidner-identified photograph, which I found on EBay in 2006, but did not purchase. Grace Wong (front) and Susie Wong (married name, "Pond," not related, rear). Girls in the Methodist "Oriental Home," 912 Washington Street. Probably 1904.

Girls in the Methodist Rescue Home, 916 Washington Street, about 1900. Back row, far right (with glasses): Susie Wong. Front row, second from left: Grace Wong ("Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage," #49). Bancroft Library Collection.

Girls in the Methodist Rescue Home, 916 Washington Street, about 1900. Back row, far right (with glasses): Susie Wong. Front row, second from left: Grace Wong ("Chinese Community and Earthquake Damage," #49). Bancroft Library Collection.

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