Artifact Date:

A.D. 1800 - 1899

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1912)

Creator:

Unknown

Creator Ancestory:

Unknown

Department:

Our Chosen Land

Replica or Original:

Not a Replica

On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:

On Display

Primary Material:

Paper

Medium:

Book

Dimensions:

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A handbook full of English phrases for Chinese Canadian Pacific Railway workers
為加拿大太平洋鐵路華裔工人準備的全英文手冊

    

Classification/Category:

Personal Objects

Specific Classification:

Legal Documents

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number

1993.004.001

Catalogue Entry

The Railroad Handbook was used as a tool to bridge the language barrier between Chinese Canadian and English railroad workers. This handbook highlights English phrases deemed "useful" for Canadian Pacific Railway workers to aid with communication. 


鐵路工人手冊被用作彌補加拿大華人和說英語的鐵路工人之間的語言障礙的工具。本手冊重點介紹了被認為對加拿大太平洋鐵路工人“有用”的英語短語,以幫助他們進行交流。

Online References:

Artifact Date:

A.D. 1800 - 1899

Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1912)

Artifact Era/Dynasty:

Unknown

Creator:

Unknown

Creator Ancestry:

Catalogue Entry

Online References:

Department:

Our Chosen Land

On Display, In Storage, or in a Private Offsite Collection:

On Display

Replica or Original:

Not a Replica

A handbook full of English phrases for Chinese Canadian Pacific Railway workers
為加拿大太平洋鐵路華裔工人準備的全英文手冊

Listen

00:00 / 01:04

Classification/Category:

Personal Objects

Specific Classification:

Legal Documents

Notable Signatures,

Inscriptions, and/or Markings:

Primary Material:

Paper

Medium:

Book

Dimensions:

Donated by:

Unknown

Accession Number:

1993.004.001

Railroad Handbook 鐵路工人手冊