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Calling card: the evolution of business cards in Japan

May 6, 2017

Calling card: the evolution of business cards in Japan

On the afternoon of Jan. 26, 1948, a man claiming to be a public health official walked into a branch of Teikoku Ginko (Imperial Bank) in Tokyo’s Shiinamachi district and told all 16 people present that dysentery had broken out in the neighborhood. After ...