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Gold Mountain, Big City: Ken Cathcart's 1947 Illustrated Map of San Francisco's Chinatown

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Binding: Hardcover
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ISBN: 9781944903893
Publisher: Cameron & Company
Language: English
Page Count: 158
Publication Date: 3/24/2020
Size: 13.15" l x 9.25" w x 0.94
Series: N/A

This colorful and celebratory time capsule of San Francisco’s Chinatown - the largest Chinese community outside of Asia - shares the stories of the unique businesses, culture, and people encountered by map illustrator Ken Cathcart between 1939 and 1955. Each section of this stylized map, supplemented by Cathcart’s never-before-seen black-and-white photographs, is explained in meticulous detail, revealing glimpses of the immigration story universal to America and exploring the struggles, triumphs, and enduring legacy of this vibrant community.

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