August 30, 2015

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Chinese Embassy to the United States in 1868

Check out this fascinating old photograph of the Chinese Embassy in 1868. Photograph shows a group portrait of ten Chinese men (names written in Chinese under their portraits), including Chih Kang, Sun Chia Ku, and interpreters. Other sitters include Mr....

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Cross-Section View of Chicago’s State St. Subway in 1941

Hey Chicago lovers! How cool is this old image showing the new subways being opened under State and Dearborn streets in the 1940s? Cross-Section Rendering of State St. Subway (1941) Source: Chicago Transit Authority Below is the description from Flickr:...