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    • Huang Kai Kah , age 17 ca. 1876

    • ca. 1876
    • Roster item #17 places him with the first CEM detachment to arrive in the U.S. in 1872, when he was 13. Nickname "Breezy Jack", noted for his extemporaneous eloquence. Lived with the Bartletts in Hartford, Connecticut. See his letter to Mrs. Fannie...
    • Wong Kai Kah, age 19 ca. 1878

    • ca. 1878
    • A cropped view of this photograph facing p. 1 (lower right) identifies this person as Wong Kai Kah, Diplomat. Roster item #17 places him with the first CEM detachment to arrive in the U.S. in 1872, when...
    • Liang Ten Yeng at 17 years ca. 1874

    • ca. 1874
    • Liang Ten Yeng arrived in America at age 15 with the first CEM detachment in 1872 and soon after established himself as an excellent left-handed pitcher in baseball. He stayed with the Bartlett family, entering Yale in 1878. Upon his return to...
    • Capt. Yung Tai Shan, age 16

    • 1870s
    • In CFH: top left photograph facing p. 1 identifies this person as Yung Leang, Naval Officer (view in photograph is straight on instead of angled, but face and clothes are the same). Neither the name of Yung Tai Shan or Yung Leang appears in the CFH...
    • Woo King Yung

    • ca. 1874-1885
    • Arrived in the U.S. with the third CEM detachment in 1874 at age 11. Later became a naval officer. (CFH: cropped view facing p. 32, roster #68, pp. )
    • Kwong Wing Chung ca. 1873

    • ca. 1873
    • Arrived with second CEM detachment in 1873 at age 13. Attended Naval College at Foochow when he returned to China. He became a naval officer and was killed in the battle of Pagoda Anchorage against the French in 1884. (CFH: cropped view...
    • Woo Chung Yen ca. 1873

    • ca. 1873
    • Arrived with second detachment of CEM in 1873 at age 14. Nickname was "Big Nose". Later joined the consular service. Accomplishments: Vice Consul Jenchuan, Korea 1883; Consul Yuensan, Korea; assisted Yuan Shih-k'ai with forming modern...

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