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Farwell’s Map of Chinatown in San Francisco (1885)

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This map of vice in San Francisco's Chinatown in 1885. A fascinating historical document, as well as a rather cringe-inducing reminder of how overt the racial prejudice of the late 19th century was.

Created 1885 by Willard B. Farwell
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