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Zhang, Xueliang, 1901-2001



  • Existence: 1901-2001

Biographical Note

Zhang Xueliang, nicknamed 'Young Marshal' and later in life as Peter H. L. Chang, led northeast China in the 1920s-1930s. He was involved in the 1936 Xi'an Incident which resulted in him spending 50 years under house arrest. He immigrated to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1993 and died there in 2001.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

The Julius A. Barr Photograph Album

Identifier: 2018-00-00-6
Abstract Julius A. Barr (1905-1939) was born in Normal, Illinois and spent time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures Zhang Xueliang (also known as the "Young Marshal" and "Peter Chang") and General Chiang Kai-shek in the mid-1930s. The collection contains a photograph album with three hundred and thirty-nine (339) black-and-white photographs, most likely taken by Barr, covering his time in China.

Julius A. Barr Photograph Albums and Films

Identifier: 2019-10-24
Abstract Julius A. Barr had a varied flight career in the 1920s and 1930s, notably spending time as a personal pilot to Chinese military figures and later working as a Boeing test pilot. The collection includes 5 albums with more than 1,600 photographs and 11 films that document his personal life and career.

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