Friday, November 17, 2017

Wide, Wonderful World

Through Golden Windows, Volume 9
Edited by Nora Beust, Phyllis Fenner, 
Bernice E. Leary, Mary Katherine Reely 
and Dora V. Smith
Grolier Incorporated, 1958

(Next post on Friday: Wines of the Rhone Valley)

Friday, September 15, 2017

East of Home

Santha Rama Rau
Harper & Brothers, 1950
(click image to enlarge)

(Next post on Friday: Book-of-the-Month Club Invitation)

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Jeanyee Wong, 1920–2017

July 22, 1920, San Francisco, California – February 21, 2017, New York, New York

Marriage certificate of Jeanyee’s parents,
Choy Wong and Young Chiu
June 20, 1919, Canton, China

Certificate from her father’s Chinese Exclusion Act
file at the National Archives, San Bruno, California

1930 U.S. Federal Census, Jeanyee is on line 72.

1939 Cable, Cooper Union, Sophomore

1940 Cable, Cooper Union, Junior

1940 U.S. Federal Census, Jeanyee is on line 36.

1941 Cable, Cooper Union, Senior


(Next post on Friday: East of Home)

Friday, July 14, 2017

The Goat Boy

Augusta Walker
Michael Joseph, 1954
chapter illustrations used on dust jacket, cloth cover and title page
(click image to enlarge)

(Next post: Jeanyee Wong, 1920–2017)