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Chinese immigration inquiry Vol. 6

Proceedings of an inquiry regarding Chinese immigration, volumes 2 through 7. The inquiry focused particularly on the enforcement of immigration laws and regulations at the Port of Vancouver, and a Chinese interpreter named Yip On. Volume 7 ends with conclusive remarks by some of the commissioners: Mr. McCrossan, Mr. Taylor, and Mr. Grant of the Trades and Labour Council. Recommendations are made for changes to the Chinese Immigration Act.

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Plaque

Brass plaque depicting a street scene in Chinatown, San Francisco, California. The back is inscribed "Pac. D.G. Co," which may stand for Denver and Rio Grande Railroad which merged with Southern Pacific Railroad and ran a passenger train from Salt Lake City, Utah to California.

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Opium scales

Set of scales used for measuring small quantities of opium, consisting of a rod of bone or ivory, a weight and a small metal bowl in which the opium was placed. Retrieved by Dr. W.B. Chung from the cellar of a Pender Street store

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