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Yellow Shadows on a White Land – by Gordon Mar

Changing attitudes towards mixed marriages Date: Saturday 30 October 2021 Time: 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm Venue: This presentation is via Zoom Registration link Or, RSVP to my email   lowekelley@bigpond.com Cost: FREE This Presentation is by Gordon Mar, whose parents migrated to Australia in the

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Otto Sing – First Chinese Australian Lawyer

A Presentation by Malcolm Oakes Otto Kong Sing (1871-1917) was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales on 9 March 1895. To date, no earlier person of Chinese descent has been identified as having been admitted as a solicitor

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seven boxes of bones

This gem of a letter in the Tung Wah Coffin Home Archives was written and sent in 1934 by Bing Nam (aka Ping Nam), a well known Sydney Chinese merchant from Jung Seng (Zengcheng) to the Tung Wah Coffin Home

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