Reminiscences of Choy Jun-ke 1970

 

Name
Cai, Zengji (Interviewee)
Chin, Lillian Chu (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Choy Jun-ke 1970
Other Titles
Oral history interview with Cai Zengji, 1970; 蔡增基口述回憶錄, 1970; 蔡增基口述回忆录, 1970
Abstract
Son of Chinese immigrants to Hawaii; return to China, 1911; Commissioner of finance, Canton, 1919-20; Commissioner of land, Canton, 1926; general manager Canton-Hankow Railway, 1928; managing director Shanghai-Nanking Railway and Shanghai-Hangchow Railway, Shanghai, 1928-29; mayor of Hangchow, 1930; commissioner of finance, Shanghai, 1931; commissioner of land, Shanghai, 1933-34; visits abroad; reh abilitating shipping; second Japanese invasion; refuge in Macao, hazardous journey to Shiukwan; trek to Chungking, return to America
Collection Name
Chinese oral history project
Subjects
China Economic conditions 1912-; China Foreign relations 1912-1949; China Politics and government 20th century; Cai, Zengji
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1970
Note (Biographical)
Government official, banker, manager
Note (Language)
In Chinese and English; interviews transcribed, translated, and edited by Lillian Chu Chin
Note
Original draft written in mid-1950s; in 1969 this draft became basis for the interviews
Interviewed by Lillian Chu Chin on May 19, 1970
Language
Chinese
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13848355
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-0dvk-xm56
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.