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Some of my Chinese student-pilots taken day before the fire

Picture, 1945, English

Some of my Chinese student-pilots taken day before the fire

Picture, 1945, English

Notes

From 1945 Robert Wong started to develop his own flying schools. He co-founded Wong's Flying School in 1945 and Central Airways Ltd ( located on Toronto Central Island) in 1946, where he served as President and Manager from 1946 to 1982. This photo of Robert and his Chinese students was taken in 1945, as Robert noted on the back that it was the day before the fire, no further information is available about the fire.

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

photograph, black and white

Extent

7 cm x 10 cm

Provenance

Gift from Roberta Lau in 2016

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Chinese Canadian Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

CHI201608B010103-DIG