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Chinese Canadian Studies Resources

Photographs of Early Chinese Canadians

The Archives of Ontario

Consists of photographs documenting the Chinese Canadian communities primarily in Sudbury and Toronto, Ontario.

Photographs depict numerous aspects of Chinese Canadian life including recreational activities, employment and involvement in a variety of organizations. Also included are group and family portraits.

Key word or name search in the Archives Descriptive Database


Library and Archives Canada

The Library and Archives Canada collection includes several dozen photographs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that depict Chinese Canadians or their community. 

Archives catalogue search: type in key words and limit the "Type of Material" to Photographs