AFTER AN ABSENCE of 12 years Mr. and Mrs. D. Burrows returned home on the last Matsonia. Continue reading
Rise of Yew Char to Position In Legislature Like Alger Story
First American of Full Chinese Ancestry To Have Place In Lower House
Was Once Bootblack and Newsboy On the Streets of Honolulu
From newsboy and bootblack, plying his trades in the streets of Honolulu, to member of the house of representatives of the territorial legislature, summarizes the career of Yew Char, local photographer who is the first American citizen of pure Chinese ancestry to be accorded a seat in the law-making body. Continue reading
You Can Blink and Breathe
while you are posing for your PHOTOGRAPH at our Studio. It prevents staring and helps to make your picture more natural. Continue reading
CHINESE OF HONOLULU COMPLETES COURSE IN ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Studied Profession Two Years In Chicago College—May Enter Business Here
Yew Char, a well known Chinese boy of Honolulu has just finished a two year course of study in a Chicago photographic institution and is returning to the city as an expert camera man and technical man in the great modern art. He is the first Chinese to obtain a complete education in this business. Continue reading
YEW CHAR, well-known young Chinese businessman and photographer of Honolulu, has just completed a course in the Modern School of Photography of Chicago, Continue reading
Several of the leading Japanese photographers on Kauai are pictured above with On Char, secretary of the territorial board of photography, who visited the Garden Island last week to conduct examinations to applicants for certificates and also to investigate the unlicensed photographers on the island. Continue reading
City Photo CO.
PORTRAIT AND COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Mr. On Char, in 1912, started the City Photo Co. His first advent into the photographic field was in 1904 when he entered the employ of the Rice & Perkins Studio of this city.
In 1920, Mr. Char went to the mainland to take up a post graduate course at The New York Institute of Photography and upon his return rejoined this concern. Mr. Char is a member of the Photographers’ Association of America. Continue reading