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[Woo Yo Ying and other laborers at Guy Beattie Farm]

Chinese laborers Woo Yo Ying, Sing Ah Jong, Chen Ah Sue, and Wong Ah Sai working at the Guy Beattie Farm in Menands during World War II. Chen and Wong and been rescued by a Norwegian freighter after their boat had been torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. All four men came to this location as part of the Farm Manpower Service, an agency dedicated to finding previously untapped sources of farm labor.
Identifier: NYSA_A4299-78_B4_F6_2
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York State War Council. Photographs of War Council agency activities, ca. 1942-1945. Series A4299-78, Box 4, Folder 6.
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 180283
Relation: Is referenced by: New York Archives Magazine, Winter 2011, p. 36.,
Is format of: Digital representation of 7.5 x 10" black and white photograph.

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