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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.
Friends and family attending Gim Fong's funeral services at Rose Hills Memorial Park in Whittier, look on as pallbearers remove the American flag that is draped over Mr. Fong's casket. 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
00104993
Gary Leonard Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
GPC_b44_f4_i5
CARL0005204057
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/119561
Subject
Rose Hills Memorial Park (Whittier, Calif.)
Flags--United States
Coffins--California--Whittier
Funeral rites and ceremonies--California--Whittier
Funeral service--California--Whittier
Cemeteries--California--Whittier
Lawns--California--Whittier
Whittier (Calif.)
Gary Leonard Collection photographs

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