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清华大礼堂 1975 杨思泽.png
A rare photo in 1975 shows Tsinghua University’s Jeffersonian auditorium during the Cultural Revolution. The Chinese characters above the main entrance repeat the mantra of the decade: “Long Live Chairman Mao.” Dr. Chang might have noticed this…

Dr. Chang explaining his Interplanetary Monitoring Platform (left) and Nimbus (right) satellite designs for NASA to the Catholic University of America's Rector McDonald.

A 1946 picture shows a rare moment of relaxation during George Marshall’s foredoomed mediation campaign between the Communist and Nationalist Forces in China. Second from the left stands China’s future leader for twenty-seven years, Mao Zedong.…

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The American comic book Real Heroes published a feature story of Chiang Kai-shek in its May 1942 issue.

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Left to right: Ludwig Prandtl (German scientist), Qian Xuesen (Chinese scientist), Theodore von Kármán (Hungarian-American scientist). Prandtl served for Germany; von Kármán and Qian served for US Army; after 1955, Qian served for China (Qian was…

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A 1944 map showing Japanese occupation of eastern China. Kunming is at the Southwest corner of the map. The map is believed to have been included in The West Point Atlas of American Wars, vol. II, 1900-1953, edited by Colonel Vincent Esposito,…

A monoplane designed by Chieh Chien Chang and Yin Wenyou. Tsinghua University’s Grand Auditorum is in the background.

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Glass lantern slide, "Ch'ing Hua College", Tsinghua University in parkland, hand coloured glass / paper, maker unknown, China / Australia, c.1930

Hand colored glass lantern slide showing the parkland of Tsinghua University in Peking. The building…
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