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  1. Wylie Wong collection of May's Studio photographs and San Francisco Chinatown ephemera, 1920-1999

    Wong, Wylie (Art collector)

    Photographs, prints, scrapbooks, negatives, posters, printed material, artwork and ephemera relating to May's Photography Studio and Chinese and Asian-American art, culture, and theater in San Francisco's Chinatown, circa early-mid 20th century.

  2. Vanishing Chinatown : the world of the May's Photo Studio

    [United States] : Epherma Pictures, [2020]

    A film tells the story of hundreds of photographs serendipitously rescued from a San Francisco Chinatown dumpster. The work of The May's Photo Studio documents an immigrant community becoming westernized, exploring themes of identity, family ties, and racially-based laws, specifically the Chinese Exclusion Act. The artistry of the photographers bring the Cantonese opera to life as well, presenting a Chinese community through the eyes of these important Chinese-American photographers


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