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Article "Chinese Students Entertain Mr. Hsiao at Lido Garden: Quong Officiates as Toastmaster; Drs. Boatwright, Tamblyn and Pinchbeck Speak"

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Article "Chinese Students Entertain Mr. Hsiao at Lido Garden: Quong Officiates as Toastmaster; Drs. Boatwright, Tamblyn and Pinchbeck Speak"

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This articles describes a banquet hosted by Chinese students honoring Mr. Y. E. Hsiaio (Hsiao), a Chinese educator. From Ningpo (Ningbo), China, Hsiao was a Shanghai College graduate and president general secretary of the Chinese Student Christian Association of North America. The toastmaster is named as Sidney W. Quong, a ministerial student from Norfolk, Virginia. The banquet was held at Lido Garden, a restaurant serving Chinese and American food, located at 301 Broad Street. In attendance was Dr. Boatwright, president of the University of Richmond, who praised the accomplishments of the Chinese students at the University. Also attending were Dr. Pinchbeck, student government representatives, and Dr. Tamblyn. The article mentions Dr. Boatwright's acknowledgement of Chinese students greatly praising "the spirit that had brought them across the Pacific to learn anything which may be of value of [sic] them from our Western civilization.”

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"Chinese Students Entertain Mr. Hsiao at Lido Garden: Quong Officiates as Toastmaster; Drs. Boatwright, Tamblyn and Pinchbeck Speak." The Richmond Collegian XVII, no. 19, (March 6, 1931): 1,3. http://collegian.richmond.edu/cgi-bin/richmond?a=d&d=COL19310306.2.13&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN

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The Collegian, University of Richmond

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1931-03-06

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English

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Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "Chinese Students Entertain Mr. Hsiao at Lido Garden: Quong Officiates as Toastmaster; Drs. Boatwright, Tamblyn and Pinchbeck Speak",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed December 13, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/168.