“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”
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Things to Warn Your Children About in 1938 Shanghai…

Posted: March 5th, 2020 | No Comments »

In 1938 you really needed to warn the kids about playing with unexploded ordinance in your French Concession garden….And just for the record – AC Cornish had worked for the Standard Oil Co. of New York (SOCONY) since 1915 (since graduating from Princeton) all over the country including a stint in Changsha and was also one of the American Concillors on the Shanghai Municipal Council and a President of the American Chamber of Commerce. Not sure who the Reilly’s were.

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