The Poon Gooey family, 1913

Newspaper article with photo of Poon Gooey family, with handwritten annotations

On 12 May 1913, Sydney's Daily Telegraph newspaper published this photograph of Poon Gooey, Ham Hop and their daughters Lena and Queenie. The following day the family left Australia from Melbourne on the Yawata Maru.

This clipping was taken by the Acting Collector of Customs in New South Wales and sent to the Secretary of the Department of External Affairs to be placed on file.

This record can be viewed in the National Archives RecordSearch database.

NAA: A1, 1913/9139

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