Little Mary Jane Fong holding a gong stick and standing next to a Chinese lion. The lion was being prepared for the February 5 New Year celebration in Chinatown. (Although it is identified as a dragon in the newspaper article, another photograph taken on the same occasion identifies it as a lion and shows the shorter lion's body, ark no. 21198/zz002d9cvb).
Dancing Chinese lion during festival in Chinatown on unpaved street with spectators on the sidewalk. The man supporting the front holds the lion's head high above his own head and is smiling. There is allot of dust or smoke in the foreground. A sign on a commercial building reads: "Eastern Grocery Co."
The lion costume is held up by two men. Smoke rises from several firecrackers strewn on the ground. Behind the lion a group of men watch, two other men standing in front of the lion, mostly obscured by the smoke.
A Chinese lion positioned on a platform on an unpaved street is readied by 9 men for the February 5 New Year celebration in Chinatown. A crowd of spectators held back by a rope partition watches. Two photographers are positioned in front of the partition.