Chinese immigrants

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11:08 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Rare, once-lost pioneer Chinese immigrant docs go online

This document includes names, dates and places where the remains of Chinese immigrant workers were systematically dug up across Oregon. Image courtesy Oregon State University

Originally published on Thu May 3, 2012 5:35 pm

SALEM, Ore. - Rare, once-lost historic records about pioneer Chinese immigrants to the Northwest have found a new life online. The digital archive is hosted by Oregon State University. A Chinese-American civic group hopes the document trove can help families locate ancestors gone missing early in the last century.

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