Image Above: "The Lum Family, Berda, Biscoe, and Martha, front row, and Gong and Kate, back row." Courtesy Alvin Gee, Lum Family and Delta State University Archives.
"Like many other Chinese immigrants in the region at the time, her father saw a chance to make a life for himself in the United States by establishing a grocery store that would cater to plantation owners and agricultural workers in the Delta."- Katherine Flynn
"There were some friends who were attorneys-they were friends of my grandmother's- and they approached her and said, we will help you. Because these three children, although my father wasn't mentioned, they're American citizens, actually have birth certificates, and so you cannot deny an education to American citizens. That was how I heard the story begin."-Sharon Lum Eng, by Adrienne Berard.
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