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"Chinese Butcher and Grocer Shop, Chinatown, S.F."

In the late 1880s, when this photograph was taken by Isaiah West Taber, there were over 20,000 Chinese living in California. Many settled in San Francisco's Chinatown, where markets, temples, theaters, and restaurants supplied a thriving commercial community.

Chinese butcher and Grocery Shop, Chinatown, S.F.
Source | Isaiah West Taber, "Chinese butcher and grocery shop, Chinatown, S.F.," c. 1905, black and white photograph; from The Bancroft Library at the University of California, http://content.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf3z09p16w/?layout=metadata&brand=calisphere.
Creator | Isaiah West Taber
Item Type | Photograph
Cite This document | Isaiah West Taber, “"Chinese Butcher and Grocer Shop, Chinatown, S.F.",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed September 20, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1040.

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