MING QUONG CHINESE HOME
High school girls from the Ming Quong Home, formerly an orphanage at Eighth and Fallon Streets, who graduated from the Red Cross Home Nursing Class are shown in this photo from December 1944.
In the back row, left to right are : Lessie Wong, Harriett Jung, Frances Choy, Bessie Wong, Sue Leon and Elaine Gee.
Front row, left to right are: Lillian Cope, Junnie Wong, Bobbie Mai Ung and Sally Woo.
In the second photo, some of the 40 women from Oakland’s Chinatown gathered daily at the Ming Quong Home to prepare bandages and clothing for relief of stricken people in the Sino-Japanese war areas during September 1947.
Three of the women are identified but not where they appear in the photo. They are: Mrs. Joe See, Mamie Lee and Mrs. Y. P. Lai. If you can identify these or any of the other women, please contact us.
(Photos by the Oakland Tribune)