A banner on Grant Street, San Francisco, welcomes visitors to Chinatown.
A chorus girl at the Forbidden City nightclub adds the finishing touches to her makeup.
Five women dressed in traditional Chinese clothing read the day’s headlines.
A colorful view down Grant Street.
A little boy at the Commodore Stockton School practices writing on the blackboard.
Two chorus girls at the Forbidden City nightclub prepare for their act.
Chinese dancers perform an elaborate floor show.
A vendor slices off a chunk of lotus root for a customer.
Crowds crane to see an 100-foot dragon parade down the street.
The cutest little boy ever listening enthusiastically in class.
A shop assistant at the Tai Ping Company boutique on Grant Avenue demonstrates a giant Chinese fan to an interested customer.
Chorus girls at Forbidden City show off their stuff.
Two children hold a staring contest with a Chinese dragon.
Two women sample food at Johnny Kan’s restaurant.
Two Chinese-American women come to have their fortunes told at the Chinese temple on Pine Street.
A movie theater showing Chinese movies.
A little girl reads aloud from the blackboard.
A woman samples a small portion of rice.
A bookseller waits for customers to arrive.
Grant Avenue is lit up by the string lights and neon signs of restaurants.
The intersection of East and West.
Chinatown by night.
A butcher prepares meat for a young boy.
A little girl practices her written Chinese in a character-writing class.
Two children goof around on their way to school.
Parents greet their children after they finish school for the day.
Cars driving through Chinatown at night.
A customer receives her order from the butcher at Ying Fat Lung’s Chinese shop.
Cable cars take commuters to work.
Nationalist Chinese and American flags wave side by side.
A lampost in the traditional Chinese style signals that you’ve arrived.