||Cotton shirt and pants
A: Khaki cotton denim starched long sleeved shirt with brown plastic buttons, and blue and green sargent patches on each sleeve. there is a medal bar above the left pocket and a green on green patch on upper left shoulder with four leaf motif each facing a different direction.
B: Army green cotton denim pants. L: 38", with button down back pockets, zipper fly.
||Synthetic Rubber coated Raincoat
Olive drab green long overcoat has a synthetic material lining coated with synthetic rubber. a label on the inside left lapel says: "Archer Rubber Co., October 17, 1956"
Material degradation forced disposal
||Army green overcoat with liner
Long cotton polester blend overcoat with plastic buttons, and a cotton cloth and felt liner buttoned in. Interior green satin lining. The back of collar has been repaired.
Lace neck pullover green cotton jacket with hood with USN stamped in black on upper left shoulder.
||Military dress uniform hat
Round flat army green wool top, held up in the front. Around the base is a lattice woven band. A short black leather brim with decorative strap held by two gold army buttons. A round US insignia pin is on the front. Interior lined with plastic and shaped with plastic frame.
||Pair of black army boots
Hightop laced black leather boots.
||Rectangular metal ammunition box
Army green metal box with hinged lid held down by folding clamp. Rectangular metal folding handle on top. The box has been painted yellow.
||1 - military infantry shovel
Short wooden handle with metal blade. Blade folds down. Is secured open with a piece of duct tape. Rusted.
||1 - pair of embroidered platform shoes.
Slipper shapped uppers with light blue silk embroidered with pink, blue, brown flowers and stems. the toe is covered with a white silk embroidered with white, pink and blue flowers with brown stems and a blue double happiness character at the point of the toe. The interoir is covered with cotton and the bottom has a dark blue cotton layer sewed on. Printed on the inside is a flower, and two shang (up) symbols with circles on the left.
The bottoms are covered with layers of paper which taper towards the bottom. The entire sole is 1.5" high. The very bottom is covered by a layer of leather.
||Rectangular glass mirror with silver backing in a metal frame wth allegator skin pattern painted black. The mirror has a metal stand to hold it up.
||Pack of 17 unused Chinese envelopes. Each is white with a red stripe across them. Tied by a strip of paper.
||4 US two cent stamps with portrait of George Washington.
||A brass bell with four round holes on the upper part and patterns on the lower part. there is a hanger on the top and on the bottom is"No. 2"
A plastic opaque material mouthpiece on a wooden stem with a 14 carrot gold band. in a wood case with metal hinges and covered with dark brown leather which is falling off.
||A gold colored metal tie clip with wavy patterns along the center.
||Metal Alarm Clock
Silver colored round metal body with a white painted face with black numbers. Knobs on top and back.
||Aluminum tourist cup.
Telescope. These cups are amde in sections which close into each other.
||Light brown arched wooden hair comb.
||Spool of thread.
Wooden spool with ivory colored thread. J & P Coats Brand, 500 Yds.
||Sinker .. Rt Weight, Net
Oblong oval shapd lead object.
There is a hole running through the length if it towards the edge. On one end is a copper loop.
||Eyeglasses and case.
A: Glasses - gold metal frames with round lenses. The stems curve at the ends.
B: Case - dark brown fabric covered metal case. The interior is dirty green felt.
C: Card - In the case was a card - "Puget Sound Tug & Barge Co., Presented by Geo. R. Carey"
Blunt nosed metal knife with dark brown wood handle.
||Metal table knife
Knife and handle cast as one piece.
Significant damage - and corrosion.
||Metal shoehorn with patches of rust colored corrosion.
||Four pronged silver colored metal fork.
||Door Lock and two keys
Rectangular brass lock with holes in each corner to attach to a door. The Maker is: "Eagle Lock Co., Terryville Conn USA."
||Door lock and two keys
Rectangular brass lock with corner holes to attach to a door. Made by: Eagle Lock, Co., Terryville Conn., USA
||One pair black cloth shoelaces. 27" in original paper wrapper.
Silver metal rectangular box to hold a pack of cigarettes with a flip top lid. The metal is decorated on each surface with textured lines. On the bottom is: " JEMCO Hold a Pak, The J.E. Mergott Co., Newark, NJ."
||L- shaped hexagonal sided wrench.
||Heavily corroded metal tool similar to a screw driver shaft.
||Leather and metal sheath for a tool. On one side of the leather is "Pacific Coast B.S. Co.
1306 1st Ave. Seattle, Wash."
||Black painted metal doubled hooked hanger that screws into the wall.
||This tobacco pipe has a curved, amber colored mouth piece that is attached to a light wooden bowl by a gold colored metal clamp. on the metal center piece is a metallic fish shape attached.
||A straight long cigarette holder which tapers towards the mouth piece. The stem is amber colored platic or resin and the bowl is wood.
||Metal sewing thimble.
It is covered with small divets there is a plain ring and a decorative ring.
||silver metal pliers
The ends are two parallel cone shapes.
Engraved on the side is: W. SCHOLLHORN, PAT. APR. 2 1907 - JUNE 17 - 1913,
BERNARD, in the outline of a dog.
||Metal pocket watch holder
||Pair of pliers
They have a flattened nose with a grip.
||Dark brown leather purse with gold colored metal clasp. The leather exterior has two seams running vertically on either end of the purse. The interior is a deep leather red leather that is divided into two sections by a piece of leather supported by a metal frame. The metal on the exterior is heavily corroded.
||Brass metal hook attached to a metal base and ring.
||Silver metal bottle shaped container
The container neck is threaded for the lid. The opening is blocked to aloow only small amount to exit. It has a red textured paper label that wraps around it. It reads: "Marvel Pocket Oiler"
||Dark blue leather cigarette case.
In two parts - one fits inside the other.
Embossed on the front is the Presidential Seal.
||Clear glass bottle with metal nozzel and rubber bulb.
Inscribed on the bulb is: "OBLO No. 2 The Devilbiss Mfc. Co. Toledo, Ohio, USA"
||Small pocket knife with two blades in wooden case.
||Silver colored metal egg beater.
Made of a handle of twisted wire and mesh inside a frame.
Sears Catalogue # 16481 in 1897 edition.
||Dark brown metal pully held by a frame with a hanging loop.
||Silver metallic pully held by a frame with a movable loop.
||Light brown leather folding wallet.
Interior had one side pouch and one coin purse.
Inside of the wallet was a document for the Heng Men Society see: 1999.060.0
||two straps of lead tri-folded. Use unknow possibly soldering.
||Three toiletry soaps wrapped in golden colored satin. The fabric is bunched together and tied with green cord. The soap is Armour brand and boquet scented.
||Shallow square metal pan wrapped in brown paper
It appears to have a removable bottom.
||Seattle National Bank envelope
||A pair of men's garters.
Blue and white elastic pieces joined together with three separate clips.
||Ivory colored men's shirt decorated with horizontal stripes
||Dark blue cotton bag with thread pull cord.
||White men's shirt with blue and brown vertical stripes. It is still attached to cardboard holder. The tag on the inside says: "THE HALLMARK HH & G"
||White men's shirt with two styles of brown vertical stripes
Still with original cardboard backing.
Made by "The Hallmark HH & G"
||White men's shirt with dark blue vertical stripes.
The shirt is heavily starched and stained.
||White men's shirt with black/brown vertical stripes.
The shirt has a collar and four opalescent buttons on the front.
Manufacurer's name is: N.B. Standard
||Ivory colored canvas bag with faded blue writing on one side.
Near the top edge handwritten in ink is: "371" and the printing may read: " EVERDW WHEATEN"
||Light brown colored men's shirt.
there are six opalescent buttons on the front. It is folded as if new.
There is considerable fading on one side.
||Light brown men's shirt with high collar.
Collar is fastened with a small piece of wood (?).
Folded and pinned as if new. Tag reads: Melbro brand, registered, imported English Broadcloth. Size 16 1/2 3"
||White men's shirt made of silk and cotton.
Only the front piece is silk. The label says: "Summit"
||White men's shirt with dark vertical stripes. Four buttons on the front.
Tag reads: "Green Hood"
||White men's dress pull over shirt with light blue vertical stripes.
Four front buttons.
||White men's dress shirt with blue vertical lines wrapped in original packaging (?)
There are five buttons on the front. The tag reads: "Trade Manhatten Mark"
||A blue silk Chinese style men's shirt.
It opens in the front and closes by overlapping and fastening with frogs.
The shirt is well worn and has a patched section.
||Brass colored metal object function unknown.
'M' shaped with with knobs at the end of the M peaks.
||Appears to be two teeth joined together at the ends.
||Six piece pewter altar set in wooden crate.
The center pieces is on four legs and is used to burn incense.
There are two free standing incense burners and two free standing candle holders.
||Wallet and contents
A: Dark purple colored cardboard and paper double folding wallet. One side has an elastic loop.
B: Cloth Receipt/Talisman
White cloth with black and red Chinese characters and seals. Receipt for donation to the Chee Kung Tong in Seattle; 1909; Chee Kung Tong is a Hong Men triad. "This receipt proves that we have received a donation of ten big Yuan from Mr. Li Yaolin of Ning County."
C: Envelope of the Pacific Coast Dry Goods Co. to Hop tark Chong Co., Bangkok, Siam
D: Business Card - J. Iriki Photo Studio, 309 Maynard. St.
||Framed color print of a red rose with green leaves
Tan background. The image is surrounded by a dark blue border and there is sglass/plastic piece covering the image attached by mounting tape.
On the back is: American Medallion Co., 440 Arcade building Seattle,"
||Framed color print of a child wearing a blue jumper with a cup attached to his head. Printed on it is: "Ah Go On, Youse Make me Tired"
||Framed color print of a red carnation.
Surrounded by a light green border.
In a glass frame.
||Light brown wood frame that could accomodate a 9 x 6.75 photo.
||Black wooden handled hairbrush with stiff bristles.
||Wooden spool with 100 yards of linen black thread. On each end of the spool there is a paper label with manufactures name.
||Wooden brush that has an oval bristle area.
||metal straight edge razor on a black plastic handle in a leather case.
||Light brown leather coin purse with yellow trim. closed by a metal clasp.
||Small clear glass vial capped with a cork. with a red label.
Inside a green and blue box.
||Gray blanket with blue stripes.
||Set of keys in leather key pouch
second set on string.
||Hand drill consisting of spindle with hand leaver attached by twin strings to spindle. drill would spin back and forth as leaver raised up and down.
||Four cards of white four hole ceramic or glass buttons from Czechoslovakia.
||Brown paper folding fan.
||Laundry water can.
||2 - boxes of Bee club special playing cards. One red and one blue, Red one never used. Tax seal on each box.
||9 - Chinese calligraphy brushes.
||Leather tri fold wallet with lashing along edges.
||3 - spools of sewing thread.
||Spoons, forks and knives from the King Fur cafe.
||White ceramic sugar bowl and 6 lids.
||Round double sided Chinese drum.
||Large wool blanket
||Tan pair of Dave's Big Five overalls.
||Farwest white button front men's shirt.
||Pair of white with pink stripes cotton Chinese style pants.
||Pair of long underware pants.
||4 - white cotton union suit style undershirts.
A: Royal Court brand
B: Chinese Blue Star brand
C: Heavy duty cloth
D: Heavy duty cloth
||Yellowed Lewis brand union suit.
||4- pair cotton slippers or socks.
||White pillowcase. Embroidered in red: Commercial Hotel
||Pair of brown nicker socks
||white and purple stripped cotton shirt collar.
||White cavas cotton bag.
||Radio and turntable
Wooden cabinet with opening top.
||trousers/ ku tzu
cream colored band with black continuing down
on band in dark brown stain spots, also stained along edge
||white underwear in original package
made by Endorsed
appears to be sleeveless
matching colored buttons
||black tunic with four front pockets
long sleeves with high collar
geometric patterns within material
||black silk tunic iwth stiff high collar and long sleeves
brown colored buttons
four front pockets
geometric pattern in material
||White cotton upper band with slight tear in middle
black silk pant legs (wide)
||three handkerchief (A-C)
A: white silk handkerchief with eleborate stitching inside edges with four thin blue lines running along
B-C: identical as A
white with blue thin stripes/long sleeve
four front pockets
stains all over tunic
||silk tie made by Art-Bilt (Ravat)
multi colored-green, white, red, blue, striped
with snakelike lines running through parts
||trousers/ ku tzu
cotton cream colored trousers with wide upper band and wide pant legs
stain spots on both pant legs
||cream long sleeve undershirt with fitted endings among sleeves
three buttons down front of shirt, red camel label sewed inside
lower right front #28
on left front-chinese markings and camel in blue ink
||trousers, ku tzu
cotton white upper band-wide
cream silk pant legs-wide
||men's long sleeve button down dress shirt
stiff folded collar
white plastic buttons
made by the New Yorker
left upper pocket
stitched geometric design(pattern within shirt)
*was previously pinned and folded-possibly due to prior non-wear
||black leg with white upper band
ku tzu trousers
small geometric pattern on legs
wide pant legs
||white undershirt-long sleeve
three buttons down-plastic
button hole side stitched pattern
bottom right-green stamp with chinese writing
bottom left-green stamp with #32 with more chinese writing
||cream color long sleeve no collar dress shirt
dirt marks on front
five button down front (white plastic)
stitched flowers all over shirt
wide band at end of sleeves
inside left collar #134 imprinted
||sleeveless shirt with mid collar
two top small pockets
two bottom larger pockets
mid length collar
six plastic buttons down
two upper small pockets
two lower larger pockets
grey vertical stripes
||cream long sleeve tunic
button down-all buttons missing
two upper small pockets
two lower larger pockets
mid lenght collar-slightly darker in color
low stiff collar
five plastic buttons down front
stitched flowers throughout shirt
folded wrist sleeves
||long sleeve cream dress shirt
rust stains on end of sleeves
dirt throughout front
six plastic buttons down front
in collar "Genuine Braodcloth"
lower left imprint of:
M 440 28
possible blood stains
dirt towards opening
tears in middle section
only tear towards middle
grey stitching along side egdes
three strings for tying on
blue thin stripes-vertical
wide plain upper band
one side major stains throughout
||cream hat--possible baker hat
inside bamboo shaping
top stitching fro tears, also one large red stain
bottom wide band and folded edges
||one pair sandals with no backs
nails around heel edge
#18 in both shoes
low flat heels
||two identical chinese fans
of fan: flower design
||brown paper book
cover: red chinese symbols
binding by string(white)
inside pages: continous chinese writing
back cover: page ripped in half
||two covered knives by brown paper and tied together with pink string
paper: green pictures and writing
||brown-circular-square hole in middle
chinese symbols on both sides
worn down on one side
metal thin handle
"tear drop" glass shape in middle
metal circular base
circular top with ventilation holes
||small glass teacups
green with brown rough edges
61 in total-all identical
||undershirt-short sleeve and white
stained throughout all areas
reinforced stitching along collar
very thin and worn looking
||one pair of cotton dress socks
brown in color iwth reinforced stitching along edge of opening
||three quarter sleeve undershirt
stained at back of neck along with holes in fabric
three plastic buttons down front
tear on right mid section
||three quarter sleeve undershirt
three plastic buton down front
holes along back nece area
button area inside-red labeled stitching chinese writing and pictures of bicycle
possible maker is Bicycle Brand
courderouy long sleeve brown
two front pockets with brown buttons
four brown buttons down front of shirt
hole in rigth armpit
patching in left armpit
tag in neck area "Bali" Hendan Sportswear with palm tree picture
stained along collar and back of shirt
||one pair of dress socks
brown in color
reinforced stitch at opening
heels slightly faded
||"organizer" and contents (A-G)
A: green leather organizer
inside pockets with stamps, pen wiper, and addresses labeled
also has other contents as well
B: picture L2.5" W4"
black and white with a white border of a man and woman with imprint in chinese
C:picture L2" W3"
black and white with a white border of a man and woman
red chinese stamp on back
D:envelope and contents
envelope opened on right side, from: Wong Kung HO Tong Wong Wun Sun
chinese black ink on left, the translation is : hand carry to Mr. Huang Yuan He
three cent postage-purple color
1. paper L11.5" W7"
red border with flower top and black chinese writing
the red Chinese writing on top is the will of Dr. Dun Yat Sen, on the top right is the picture of Dr.Sun Yat Sen
translation of the letter:second uncle in front of your respectful self, Now is June, right in the middle of summer, the lotus leaves filled the pond,the scenery is very beautiful.I hope you are safe abroad, everything is according to your wishes and your business is great, I lost my parents when I was young and the family was poor, I was busy making living and seldom got in touch with you. I want to apologize for that.What was the reason of my father's death?How much savings did he have?How much shares of profits did he get?Ma Zhen Dang often mentioned and asked if we have received any money after my father's death. He heard that our family haven't recived any lettrer or money since my father's death, apparently Zan Xiang has embezzled the money? How much exactly are these monies? Please let me know the circumstances?wish you happiness. Your nephew Rong Fu kowtow. On the left of the letter was the date: the letter was written on June 29, the 26th year of the Republic of China(1937).
2. paper L3.5" W5.5"
black thin border with Chinese writing (blue ink)
This is a temporary receipt of registration fee issued by Huang Jiang Yun Shan Association
25 cents have been received from Yun He of Seattle on October 10th , the 40 th year of the Republic of China
3. paper L9" W4"
red and black Chinese writing #9132 on middle
Translations:The top four red Chinese characters : proof of registration, the smaller characters under the red charactrs : registered in Seattle The main body: Yuan He , age 68 is from Chang Shang village, Ta Jiao area, Tai Shan county of China, under the red number 9132 listed the names of the Chairman Huang Ren Jung(in red ink)and the name of the secretary Huang Jian Xiu(also in red ink), on the left is the date this was issued: January 2nd, the 32 nd year of the Republic of China(1943), issued by Huang Jiang Yun ShanAssociation(in the red ink). The smaller red Chinese characters at the lower right corner translated as:Any member registered before the age of 18 should report to the association when reaches 18 in order to fill out the forms and starts paying dues, any member over 18 years of age should pay 3 dollars due each year, if any member does not pay dues over 3 years , the association will not respond to any request if anything happen.
E. envelope L3" W8.5"
Dept. of Justice
plastic window on left
1. Alien Registration Receipt Card # 1903750 L2.5" W8"
back finger print and signature of Wong Ling
2.1954 Address Report Card L3" W7.5"
for Wong Ling in blue ink
F: envelope L5.5" W2.5"
red bar down middle
black ink Chinese writing front and back
The Chinese written on the red bar is the name of the receiver Huang Yuan He,other Chinese written in black ink:accounting summary of the year, the Chinese printed in red ink on the left translated as: San Francisco, Seattle Jing Xiang Hao stationary
F1 to F3, three receipts in black ink in chinese
F-1: Original deposit: $858.26 , received $60 on May 20, received $463 on July 3rd, total: $1381.26
On July 8th spent $781.50, remained $599.76
This is for Mr. Huang Yuan He, dated: December 30th , 1931
The Chinese characters in red ink at the lower left corner is the name of the store Jing Xiang Hao of Seatltle and San Francisco
F-2:Yuan He uncle,for your respectful inspection, today, I have received total of 226 chicken cages, 86 and 140 left( I am not sure the exact meaning), recently the market price is 22 cents, please calculate accordingly.now I am paying for the last year's balance, please examine when you receive it.Please let me know in your convenience.Wish your fortune in good condition. Dated:December 30, 1931, signed: your nephew Shang Song. The Chinese characters in red ink is the name of the store" Jing xiang Hao" of Seattle and San Francisco
F-3 :First Deposit $660.12 , plus a deposit of $300 in March , a deposit of $200 in April, and another deposit of $300 in August, the total deposit is $1460.12
A payment of $ 1094 in March, second payment of $334.50 in August,a payment of $63.60 to "Jing Xiang Hao" store , the total payment is $1434.86
The total amount left is $25.26
for Mr. Huang Yuan He, dated:December 31, 1933
The Chinese characrs in red ink is the name of the store"Jing Xiang Hao"
G: paper L8"W5"
blue ink in chinese
Translation: Mr. Huang Yuan He sent $3571. 43 cents in American dollars( include the returned $7oo), equivalent to $20,000 Hong Kong dollars to Hong Kong Fragrant Island company Mr. Wu Ze Ming. This is managed by Wu Shang Kui. Dated: May 30th, 1955
||book with a brown cover-cup ring stains and spots
title-Check Alteration and Forgery Bonds Sales Manuel
inside-pages of chinese ink(black) and pencil writing on top of english manuel writing which is upside down and backwards
round frames with brown speckled color
clear glass inside frames
metal attatchments to the ear peices
||pink box with cotton inside
on top of cover in blue letters: Paul Hansen Lapidary 1309 Fourth Ave. Seattle