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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 1 Collection or Record:

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.

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