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Catalog Number 1976-176-1254
Accession number 1976-176
Object Name Petition
Collection San Jose City Archives
Date 1879/06/23
Year Range from 1879
Year Range to 1879
Description Petition of the Chinese to celebrate their New Year. Chinese merchants request permission to fire firecrackers in honor of their New Year. Document lists names of the petitioning merchants in English and in Chinese. Quong Hing Lung. Shee Tai. Nom Hang. Quong Yuen. Chong Hop. Hang Fong. Ying Long. Kin Lun. W. F. Ellis.
Creator San Jose (Calif.) Common Council.
People Lung, Kwong Hing
Tai, Shee
Hang, Nom
Yuen, Quong
Hop, Chong
Fong, Hang
Long, Ying
Lun, Kin
Ellis, W. F.
Subjects Chinatown (San Jose, Calif.) (LCSH)
Chinatown (San Jose, Calif.) -- Social conditions (LCSH)
Chinatown (San Jose, Calif.) -- Social life and customs (LCSH)
Chinese -- California
Firecrackers
Fireworks
Credit line City of San Jose, Ronald Gerow, Property Administrator