Chinatown

Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Officevideo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obXrMFUuAAM We put out a call the other day for some story suggestions and GoDCer from Chicago, Rose, sent along the idea of digging into Clara Barton's former of...

Chinatown Gate

The opium den post of last week was the first foray into old Chinatown research, but I've uncovered a gold mine of fascinating local history. You probably were unaware of this, but in the 1920s, th...

Inside of lodging house and opium den in San Francisco, 1890s (Wikipedia)

You may be aware of the blight that lined Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1970s with the proliferation of sleezy strip clubs and porn shops, but did you know that over 100 years ago, you could head to the ...

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