Gold Mountain, Big City

Gold Mountain, Big City

Ken Cathcart's 1947 Illustrated Map of San Francisco's Chinatown

Book - 2020
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"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."--Amazon.
Publisher: Petaluma, CA :, Cameron + Company,, [2020]
ISBN: 9781944903893
Branch Call Number: 979.461 Schein 05/2020
Characteristics: 158 pages :,illustrations (some color), photographs (chiefly black & white), maps ;,34 cm +,1 folded map (48 x 48 cm)
Additional Contributors: Cathcart, Ken Gwin
Chin, Gordon


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