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C.Y. Lee (novelist), Lily Valentine (Miss Pacific Festival) and girls of the St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. at the unveiling of the Flower Drum Song billboard in Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)

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Title
C.Y. Lee (novelist), Lily Valentine (Miss Pacific Festival) and girls of the St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. at the unveiling of the Flower Drum Song billboard in Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Names
Lee, Kem K. (1910-1986) (Photographer)
Kem Lee Studio (San Francisco, Calif.) (Photographer)
Collection

Billy Rose Theatre Collection photograph file

Productions

Flower Drum Song (musical), by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Topics
Billboards
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Flower drum song
Lee, C. Y., 1917- Flower drum song
Lee, C. Y., 1917-
Lee, C. Y., 1917-
St. Mary's Chinese School (San Francisco, Calif.). St. Mary's Chinese Girls' Drum and Bell Corps
Valentine, Lily
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Handwritten on verso: A6255-A.
Content: Richard Rodgers project.
Content: Rodgers and Hammerstein.
Content: Photograph by Kem Lee Studio (San Francisco, Calif.)
Content: Stamped on verso: Kem Lee Sudio; 768 Clay St. DO. 2-6211, San Francisco, Calif.
Content: Handwritten on verso: The man is C.Y. Lee, author of the "Flower Drum Song." The girl holding the bottle of saki is Lily Valentine, newly crowned "Miss Pacific Festival." The girls in costume are members of the famous St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. which won this year's top prize in the Rose Bowl Parade. The occasion is the unveiling of Rodgers and Hammerstein's billboard in San Francisco Chinatown.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photograph : b ; 21 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6ef41240-ffa4-012f-7340-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1910: Creator Born
  • 1960: Created
  • 1986: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "C.Y. Lee (novelist), Lily Valentine (Miss Pacific Festival) and girls of the St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. at the unveiling of the Flower Drum Song billboard in Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7b68e75d-b954-cdb5-e040-e00a18060cd5

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "C.Y. Lee (novelist), Lily Valentine (Miss Pacific Festival) and girls of the St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. at the unveiling of the Flower Drum Song billboard in Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7b68e75d-b954-cdb5-e040-e00a18060cd5

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1960). C.Y. Lee (novelist), Lily Valentine (Miss Pacific Festival) and girls of the St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. at the unveiling of the Flower Drum Song billboard in Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/7b68e75d-b954-cdb5-e040-e00a18060cd5

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C.Y. Lee (novelist), Lily Valentine (Miss Pacific Festival) and girls of the St. Mary's Girls Drum Corp. at the unveiling of the Flower Drum Song billboard in Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)