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Primary Source Documents-Soo Hoo Lem Kong

Soo Hoo Lem Kong's Declaration and Interview to Enter the U.S.

Application and Transcript for Soo Hoo Lem Kong, age 10

Soo Hoo Lem Kong's parents filed this application so that he would be able to immigrate to the United States and join his father. Also included is a transcript of his interview with the immigration inspectors.

Soo Hoo Lem Kong's Declaration to Enter the United States


Transcript of Soo Hoo Lem Kong's Interview to Enter the United States


Citation:  Record Group 85, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, San Pedro Office.  Chinese Exclusion Act Case Files, Box 128, Folder 14036/638-B. Held by the National Archives & Records Administration -- Pacific Region (Riverside).