Daniel K.E. Ching Collection

Daniel K.E. Ching Collection

The Chinese Historical Society of America acquired the personal collection of Daniel K.E. Ching, consisting of thousands of two- and three-dimensional representations of Chinese Americans in 19th and early 20th century American popular culture. These astounding...

Daniel K.E. Ching Biography

Daniel Ching’s first family ancestor to come to America was Chinn Mook, who was born in approximately 1861 in Huizhou (now Huiyang), Guangdong Province, and who emigrated to Hawaii in 1881. Daniel K.E. Ching (Chen Jingyuan) was born in Honolulu on June 11, 1931,...