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Title
Betty Wang, Journalist, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
1934
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Betty Wang seated in a wooden chair at a small typing table next to the vine-covered porch of a house as she writes on a typewriter. Ms. Wang is wearing a long Chinese silk dress.
Betty Wang (her Americanized name) was a Chinese journalist who graduated from Shanghai University, worked as a reporter for a daily Chinese newspaper before attending the University of Southern California as a graduate student in journalism in 1933-1934. While in Los Angeles she became a member of the Theta Sigma Phi national honorary and professional journalism sorority and worked as a technical expert on "The Good Earth" at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; she appears in Harry Carr's "Lancer" feature 3 times. In 1934 she became editor of the women's page editor of the China Press newspaper in Shanghai in 1934. Ms. Wang published 2 articles in the Los Angeles Times: Ms. Wang published 2 articles in the Los Angeles Times: "We China Dolls are Free!" 6/3/1934" and "Mass Marriage in Shanghai" 11/24/1935.
Handwritten on negative: Betty Wang
Text from negative sleeve: Wang, Betty. Author, 1934.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_4463
ark:/21198/zz002cq882
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
People
Journalists--Chinese--California--Los Angeles
Media
Wang, Betty
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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