"Chinese people depicted as a distinct ethnic group were usually confined to [vintage postcards] of urban centers such as New York or San Francisco." Chinatown residents' cultural traditions cultural made them of interest to senders. "While some of these postcards were racist in content others were not, and Chinese merchants marketed many of these cards to tourists." Caption at link

"Chinese people depicted as a distinct ethnic group were usually confined to [vintage postcards] of urban centers such as New York or San Francisco." Chinatown residents' cultural traditions cultural made them of interest to senders. "While some of these postcards were racist in content others were not, and Chinese merchants marketed many of these cards to tourists." Caption at link

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