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 From an unpublished account: "The case dragged through several months in our courts, for the slave dealers don’t ever give up their chattel without a struggle.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."
“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).
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.
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.