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"Bygone Chinatown" by Corky Lee

Corky Lee, unofficial Asian American photographer laureate, chronicles and explore the diversity and nuances of Asian American culture overlooked by mainstream media. This series from the 1970s and 80s Chinatown reflects a period of political and cultural awakening in the community as the effects of the decades-long Chinese Exclusion Act began to ease and families could begin to reunite.