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The aftermath of the earthquake and fire in San Francisco with inset photo of Mr. & Mrs. Wong Sun Yue Clemens. 
1906-1918 (Earthquake, AZO back) 
  
Postcard 
Private collection of Stan Bantor 
 
LL/103052 
  
Written on the photograph: “Copyrighted-Printed by permission of J. Kytka to Mr Mrs Wong Sun Yue Clemens Ruins of China Town 1906”
 
Stamped on back:
Mr. Mrs. Wong Sun Yue Clemens RELICS DUG FROM THE RUINS 535 GRANT AVENUE SAN FRANCISCO CALIF.’
 
[Mr. and Mrs. Wong Sun Yue Clemens], The University of British Colombia
(Accessed: 5 August 2020)
Wong and Clemens met in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and subsequently married. They opened a curio and tea shop in Chinatown and published a series of postcards of themselves to promote the store. For more information, see Bowen, Robert W and Brenda Young Bowen, San Francisco's Chinatown (South Carolina: Arcadia 2008), 41-6. 
 

 
  
 
  
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