Caroline Lee won first place in a "Chinese oratorical contest" before Chinese officials and dignitaries of San Francisco with her story entitled "Legend of the Chinese Lily" (Western Christian Advocate, July 6, 1904. p. 16).

Caroline Lee won first place in a "Chinese oratorical contest" before Chinese officials and dignitaries of San Francisco with her story entitled "Legend of the Chinese Lily" (Western Christian Advocate, July 6, 1904. p. 16).

Carolyn Lee's January 1910 graduation from  Normal School.

Carolyn Lee's January 1910 graduation from Normal School.

Susie Wong (Pond) on left; Sidney Pond (not Stewart, from personal conversation with Sidney Pond in 2012); Caroline Lee (married Samuel Yong late in life), right. About 1926.

Susie Wong (Pond) on left; Sidney Pond (not Stewart, from personal conversation with Sidney Pond in 2012); Caroline Lee (married Samuel Yong late in life), right. About 1926.

This photograph of Siu Wong and Josephine Chan (right) accompanied an article entitled "History of Two Little Chinese Girls" (Western Christian Advocate, July 6, 1904. p. 16).

This photograph of Siu Wong and Josephine Chan (right) accompanied an article entitled "History of Two Little Chinese Girls" (Western Christian Advocate, July 6, 1904. p. 16).

President Abraham Lincoln's casket laying in state at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio on April 29, 1865.

President Abraham Lincoln's casket laying in state at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio on April 29, 1865.

Rare photograph of Lincoln funeral procession in Chicago.

4x6 Photo: Coffin of Abraham Lincoln in Chicago, 1865

Caroline Lee's (Yuk Ying) role in Methodist mission rescues. (San Francisco Examiner, April 9, 1901, p. 4).

Caroline Lee's (Yuk Ying) role in Methodist mission rescues. (San Francisco Examiner, April 9, 1901, p. 4).

Carolyn Lee story, p. 7. Caroline married Samuel W. Young late in life. She died in the 1950s.

Carolyn Lee story, p. 7. Caroline married Samuel W. Young late in life. She died in the 1950s.

The description of the "Oriental Home" girls as "high-caste" is quite amusing when their stories are actually known! From "The World's Work ...: A History of Our Time" (Google Books) Vol 9, p. 5627.

The description of the "Oriental Home" girls as "high-caste" is quite amusing when their stories are actually known! From "The World's Work ...: A History of Our Time" (Google Books) Vol 9, p. 5627.

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