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For Your Country's Sake Today - For Your Own Sake Tomorrow, 1944 Recruiting poster for the armed services. Illustration by Savage Steele depicts four women, each representing each of the military branches. Jackson Library, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
A large proportion of Chinese women in the late nineteenth century had their feet bound small while they were children. The woman seen in this late nineteenth century photograph was an entertainer, a sing-song girl, but footbinding was also practiced by the families of scholars and merchants.