Posted by JWC Low on January 26, 1998 at 11:31:59:
In Reply to: Wong in Jonestown, Mississippi posted by Anyonomous on January 22, 1998 at 15:12:53:
You need to interview available relatives regarding kind of business, etc. Also, try city hall for business records, but you need the business name; contact local genealogy society or library for preWWII city directories
Try the Genealogists Address Book by Elizabeth Petty Bentley for other resources, usually available at genealogical libraries; Loewen, James W., The Mississippi Chinese:Between Black and White. Cambridge, Ma:Harvard University, 1971.
Jonestown, Mississippi. Info on pre-WWII, Chinese population/stores
: Looking for Allen Wong, paternal grandfather. Info on when lived in Miss., how long, store (probable)
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