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    • 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...
    • Four nephews of Tong Shao Yi.

    • 1870s
    • Tong Shao Yi was sent to the United States as one of the Chinese Educatonal Mission students in 1872 at age 12. He later became a cabinet officer and envoy. In this photo the four nephews of Tong Shao Yi stand in front of Emil S. Fischer.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Tsai Shou Kee, c. 1876

    • ca. 1876
    • Tsai Shou Kee poses for a portrait wearing traditional Chinese dress and hat. According to LaFargue, he was one of the first students that Yung Wing chose to be sent to the United States in 1872. He attended Hartford Primary School, then Hartford...
    • 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 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. )
    • Woo Yang Tsang age 14, ca. 1874

    • ca. 1874
    • Woo Yang Tsang as a young boy poses for a portrait wearing Chinese dress and hat. He was in the first detachment to the United States in 1872 at age 12. His nickname was "Alligator." He was later called...
    • Yung Leang, ca. 1876

    • ca. 1876
    • Yung Liang poses for a portrait wearing a western suit and tie. During his Hartford days, he was known as "By-Jinks Johnnie." He became a Captain in the Navy, serving at the Battle of Pagoda. His ship went down and he had to swim to shore. Hungry...

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