chinese new year

1950-2000

From back of photograph: "New Year, Chinese dragon, lion dance". A close-up image of the head of a lion costume, probably during a nighttime Chinese New Year's parade. At the far proper right of...

1992

From back of photograph: "5 1/2 width Weekend 2-7-92". From caption on back of photograph: "The A's are entertaining little fans, Chinese New Year's celebrations begin and the Black History Month...

1987

From back of photograph: "New Year, Chinese". An ornately styled Chinese lion costume in the street (although none of its operators can be seen through the darkness). The lion has the usual...

1982

From back of photograph: "New Year Chinese Lion + Dragon Dance." A nightime Chinese parade through San Francisco (probably for the Chinese New Year). A Chinese man in the foreground helps guide...

1983

From back of photograph: "Chinese Lion dance in Oakland China Town." From caption on back of photograph: "With firecrackers popping and children dancing, Chinese lion dancers kicked off Year of...

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Printed on back of photo: "Gum Lum, the dramatic 165' Golden Dragon is the dramatic finale to the Chinese New Year Parade live on KTVU/Channel 2, Saturday, February 15 from 6-8PM repeated Sunday...

14-Feb-89

Five "[m]oon-faced monks and lion-teasers prepare for their contribution to Chinatown parade night festivities." (Quote from newspaper caption on back of photo.)

Row of five people...

27-Feb-77

From newspaper caption pasted on back of photo: "CELESTIAL LION DANCERS, 'SZE-TSE,' WILL PERFORM THIS WEEKEND To find them, follow the drums, cymbols and gong in both Chinese communities."...

4-Mar-77

Lion Dance -- Cal State Hayward. Two Chinese lions dancing outdoors before crowd at Cal State Hayward. See below for story pasted on back of photo.

Two two-person lions dancing/...

20-Feb-83

Notes written on back of photo: "Chinese lion capivates kids, Union Square, S.F." Newspaper caption pasted on back of photo: "With firecrackers popping and children watching, Chinese lion...

19-Feb-83

Notes wirtten on back of photo: "2 Chinese lions - kickoff New Years celebration" February 19, 1983.

From upper left of photo: Two men(?) wearing dark pants with white stripe down...

10-Feb-83

From notes on back of photo: "Chinese New Years celebration kickoff; Union Square, SF." February 19, 1983

On the left side of photo is a small dragon or dog's head in profile. There...

3-Feb-79

Two elaborate but short dragons in a parade on a street in Oakland Chinatown. Notes written on back of photo: "Oakland Chinese New Year Parade." Feb 3, 1979.

The photo was taken on a...

5-Feb-84

Notes written on back of photo: "Dragon dancing in doorway of gas station at Webster & 8th." New Year, Chinese" Feb 5 1994.

Photo taken from inside gas station building through...

10-Feb-90

Long dragon being paraded at night on Market Street, San Francisco.

In a profile of the dragon, four people of an unknown number dressed in light colored satin trousers and light...

30-Jun-90

Close up of dragon's head and body. From notes written on back of photo: "McKinley School -- Chinese Dragon Parade -- New Year." Jan 30, 1990.

A dragon made by the children of...

30-Jan-90

Young girl leading dragon. From notes written on back of photo: "McKinley School -- Chinese Dragon Parade -- Holly Amaya (left) leads the Parade with the Dragon Head." January 30, 1990. (For...

30-Jan-90

Vanessa Jeong of McKinley School, San Leandro, holding a noisemaker/rattle and leading parade. From notes written on back of photo: "McKinley School -- Chinese Dragon Parade -- Vanessa Jeong in...

22-Feb-81

From newspaper caption pasted on back: "DRAGON TEASING -- Chinese New Year 'Precious pearl' scepters guide the dragon, Chinatown's protector, through the streets of San Francisco on Saurday night...

20-Jan-90

From notes on back of photo: "Lion Dancers of the Wu Shu Troupe of San Francisco begin the festivities at the Chinese New Year Fair held in Berkeley." Jan 20, 1990.

Close up of lion...

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Typed on back of photo: "Lion dancers of the Wu Shu Troupe of San Francisco make their entrance at the Chinese New Year Fair held in Berkeley." Jan 20, 1990

Newspaper caption pasted on...

26-Feb-77

From newspaper caption pasted on back: "The year of the Serpent was ushered in with the sound of firecrackers at the Children's Chinese parade in Oakland Saturday near Lincoln Square park. Here...

11-Feb-78

From newspaper caption pasted on back: "GRAND WELCOME Oakland's Chinatown community staged its annual welcome for the new year Saturday with a parade which included the trditional lion's dance...

29-Jan-36

Buddha Lion with attendant climbing steps of Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assn. building. See below for text of story pasted on back of photo.

Shot from the rear, attendant is on...

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