Illustration of an scene from Harry Hom Dow's play, "A Day in the Chinese Division"

Title

Illustration of an scene from Harry Hom Dow's play, "A Day in the Chinese Division"

Date

undated

Description

Hand drawn illustration of a scene from a play written by Harry Hom Dow about the review of a case in the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service in which the applicant, a Chinese man played by Dow, is denied admission to the United States after being caught with a "coaching document." The caption at the bottom of the drawing reads, "Wan To Go applies for admission to the U.S.," and the inscription reads, "To Harry, a memento of the night Jan. 7, 1938, [signature indiscernible]"

Source

Harry Hom Dow Papers, 1911-1985 (MS 111)
Series 02: Personal Files, Box: 4, Folder: Dow, Harry Hom - plays about INS authored by Dow

Relation

See also related play scripts, ms-0121 and ms-0123.

Rights

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Still image
Drawings

Format

JPG

Language

English

Identifier

ms-0122

Files

ms-0122_ref.jpg

Citation

“Illustration of an scene from Harry Hom Dow's play, "A Day in the Chinese Division",” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed November 19, 2019, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/9171.

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