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Betty Wang, Journalist, Los Angeles, 1934
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
This photograph appears with a Los Angeles Times article by Betty Wang titled "We China Dolls are Free...," 6/3/1934.
Full-length portrait of Betty Wang wearing a long silk Chinese dress and standing next to the vine-covered porch of a house.
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.
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Journalists--Chinese--California--Los Angeles
Wang, Betty
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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