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Title
Gim Fong funeral service
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Creator
Leonard, Gary
Date Created and/or Issued
2005
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Gim Fong's grieving wife and children stand next to his open casket as they bid him their last goodbyes; funeral services were held at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier. Mr. Fong, who served in the Army, was the owner and proprietor of a 53-year-old museum-like shop, Fong's Oriental Works of Art, located on Chung King Road in China City, now known as Chinatown. Fong, a master artisan known for his delicate miniatures, passed away October 17th of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 74. Photograph dated October 25, 2005.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print:col. ;13 x 18 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00104988
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b44_f3_i60
CARL0005204052
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119556
Subject
Rose Hills Memorial Park (Whittier, Calif.)
Dead persons--California--Whittier
Widows--California--Whittier
Funeral rites and ceremonies--California--Whittier
Funeral service--California--Whittier
Coffins--California--Whittier
Crying--California--Whittier
Flower arrangements
Flags--United States
Whittier (Calif.)
Gary Leonard Collection photographs

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