Gold mountain, big city : Ken Cathcart's 1947 illustrated map of San Francisco's Chinatown /

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Author / Creator:Schein, Jim, author.
Imprint:Petaluma, CA : Cameron + Company, [2020]
Description:158 pages : illustrations (some color), photographs (chiefly black & white), maps ; 34 cm + 1 folded map (48 x 48 cm)
Subject:Cathcart, Ken Gwin.
Historic sites -- California -- San Francisco.
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History -- Pictorial works.
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- History -- Maps.
Format: Map Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Cathcart, Ken Gwin, photographer, cartographer.
Chin, G. (Gordon) writer of foreword.
Notes:"The unique character of San Francisco's Chinatown is revealed in a historical map and fascinating photographs"--Amazon.
Includes bibliograpic references (pages 156-157).
Summary:"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.

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Call Number: f F869.S36 C4729 2020
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