A man smokes a long pipe in Rag Pickers Alley in Chinatown, San Francisco. Ragpicking was the practice of collecting salvage material from street refuse and selling it. Photo, ca. 1921.
Photo in the collections of the Library of Congress (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3c05009)
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