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Tag: Chinatown

Lincoln Conspirator’s Home Now Wok and Roll Restaurant

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng. I’ve been to D.C.’s Chinatown a number of times. I even remember passing the Wok and...
Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Officevideo

Afternoon Video: Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office

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...
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Washington’s Chinese Mafia Wars

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

There Was an Opium Den on Pennsylvania Avenue?

You may be aware of the blight that lined Pennsylvania Avenue in the 1970s with the proliferation of sleezy strip clubs and porn shops,...

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