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  • Description: Roster
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    • 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...
    • Chung Tsen Cheng, age 20

    • 1873-1946
    • This name and photograph does not seem to be in CFH, in either the text or roster. Could this be Chung Ching Shing, roster #27? If so, he arrived in the U.S. with the first CEM detachment in 1872 at age 14, and later became...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Leong Ao Teng ( Ao's wife? )

    • 1873-1946
    • This name is very similar to the CFH roster entry #107, Liang Ao Ting, who arrived in the U.S. in 1885 at age 11 with the fourth CEM detachment. Liang Ao Ting's career listed as unknown.
    • Pwan Se Chi

    • ca. 1885-1895
    • Arrived with fourth CEM detachment in 1885 at age 11. Later became a government official. Died in Peking in 1929 (CFH roster #97).
    • Teng Chi Fao, age 17 ca. 1874

    • ca. 1874
    • Teng Chi Fao (see CFH facing p. 33 lower right for this person, identified as Tong Ching-yao, see also roster name Tong Chi Yao, #73). Arrived in U.S. in 1874 with third detachment of CEM at age 13. Later became a railway official with...
    • Tong Ah Hoo ?

    • 1873-1946
    • This name and photograph do not seem to appear in CFH in either the text, photographs or roster, although this person appears to be a student.
    • Tsao Ka-hsiang

    • 1873-1946
    • The cropped view of this photograph faces page 1 (lower left) in CFH and identifies this person as Tsao Ka-hsiang, who died in the United States. Neither name seems to appear in the roster of CFH.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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. )
    • Yang Tsang Woo, age 14 ca. 1874

    • ca. 1874
    • Arrived with first CEM detachment in 1872 at age 12. Nickname "Alligator". Went to Tongshan Mining School 1881-1886, London Royal School of Mines 1886-1890, Engineer-in-Chief Jehol silver mines, Superintendent coal and copper mines near...

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