The Hong Kong Heritage Project – Latest Newsletter – Industrial Exhibition and Early Foreign Communities

HF: The Hong Kong Heritage Project’s latest Quarterly Newsletter,  2015/1, contains a wealth of information for those interested in HK’s history and especially its industrial past.

As shown below there are also details of  Hulu Culture’s latest exhibition which explores the industrial history of Hung Hom and Mau Tai Wai – including CLP, Whampoa Dockyard and Green Island Cement.|
HKHP’s Melanie Li is presenting a lecture on these districts at a Hulu Culture seminar on 13th June 2015.
There will also be an exhibition from 2nd May to 5th July 2015 in Morse Park, Wong Tai Sin.

Hong Kong Heritage Project - Newsletter 15.1 extract

The main article in the Newsletter is Early Foreign Communities in Hong Kong with mention of:
– Migrants from India

Hong Kong Heritage Project - Kadoorie School for Indians 1920s

Staff and Students, 1920s

– The Jewish Diaspora
– Portuguese/Macanese Settlers

See:

  1. Hong Kong Heritage Project is a non-profit organisation established in 2007 to preserve history and promote the appreciation of heritage in Hong Kong. Its Archive holds a unique collection of audio, visual and documentary records, as well as Hong Kong’s largest oral history collection of interest to both local and overseas researchers and academics.
  2. Hong Kong Heritage Project – Newsletter
  3. Hulu Culture is a Hong Kong non-profit organisation promoting local culture

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