Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Archives at The Museum of Flight

Yang, Chao-Chen, 1910-1969



  • Existence: 1910-1969

Biographical Note

Chao-Chen Yang (1910-1969) was a professional photographer. Chao-Chen Yang was born in Hangchow, China in 1910. Yang received degrees in foreign relations and art education from the University of Hwin-Hwa, Shanghai, and became the director of the Department of Art at the Government Institute in Nanking. He came to the United States in 1934 to work at the Chinese Consulate in Chicago and took night courses in art at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1935 to 1939. Yang was transferred to Seattle, Washington as Deputy Consul and founded the Seattle Photographic Society in 1941. He was director of the Northwest Institute of Photography and was interested specifically in color printing processes.


Archives of American Art. "Chao-Chen Yang Papers."

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William E. Boeing Sr. Papers

Identifier: 2005-10-06-B
Abstract William E. Boeing, Sr. (1881-1956) was an aviation pioneer and founded The Boeing Company in 1916. The collection holds textual materials, such as correspondence, philately, business-related materials, clippings, and ephemera, as well as photographs and illustrations related to his personal and business life, circa 1783-2008. Major areas of interest include family photographs and extensive personal and business-related correspondence.

The Museum of Flight | 9404 E. Marginal Way South | Seattle WA 98108-4097 | 206-764-5874
Contact us with a research request