BCHF News The quest to discover Yucho Chow’s legacy

The quest to discover Yucho Chow’s legacy

The Vancouver Historical Society has been filming their guest speakers, sharing the videos on their YouTube channel.

This month, watch curator and author Catherine Clement describe her quest to discover the legacy of the Chinatown-based portrait photographer Yucho Chow. Chow’s lens captured the racial and cultural diversity of Vancouver in the decades before 1950.

Learn how this story of one man became a portrait of the city’s minorities during a racist era.

View the video here.