Everyday Life in 1950s Chinatown,
captured this fascinating series of black-and-white photos depicting the beauty of everyday life in
San Francisco’s Chinatown
throughout the 1950s.
A customer receives her order from the butcher at Ying Fat Lung’s Chinese shop.
A woman samples a small portion of rice.
Five women dressed in traditional
read the day’s headlines.
Chorus girls at Forbidden City.
A shop assistant at the
Tai Ping Company
boutique on Grant Avenue demonstrates a giant Chinese fan to an interested customer.
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