Sunday, September 11, 2016

Oregon's Chinese History - a look at John Day

Posted By on Sun, Sep 11, 2016 at 7:44 AM

Chinese men trying to carve a better life for their loved ones in China played a significant role in shaping Oregon history.  This is one of their stories from John Day. 
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Top:  The Kam Wah Chung building in John Day built approximately 1870.  Bottom: Inside the building - the apothecary and small store that served the Chinese community.  

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