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The law was a reaction to the influx of Chinese workers, especially in the West, where thousands worked for lower wages in mining, ditch digging, and railroad construction.
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Andrews, Wesley. Chinatown had its supporters. The census counted residents of Baker City, 29 of them Chinese.
For decades, several acres of land across Powder River from Chinatown were known as Chinese Gardens, cultivated by Chinese gardeners who sold their produce around town from baskets hung from a pole carried across their shoulders. Rand, Helen B. Gold, Jade and Elegance. Chinatown occupied two sides of Auburn Avenue for a block, bounded by Resort Street on the west and Powder River on the east.
For over seven decades, Baker City had an area referred to as Chinatown by Chinese and whites alike. Baker City with Chinatown to lower right, about Baker County Library historic photo collection. In the Classroom.
Ten years later, the population of Chinatown had doubled to include merchants, butchers, physicians, cooks, woodcutters, gardeners, gamblers, tailors, and prostitutes. In the s, after over a century of a Chinatown in the heart of Baker City, the last of its buildings was torn down. Baker, Ore. A project of the Oregon Historical Society.
Federal Tax ID Close notice. Inthe city built a high board gate across Auburn Avenue at the west entrance to Chinatown, walling off what was considered the shabbiest and most disreputable part of the city.
In Baker County, a thousand Chinese dug the mile-long Eldorado Ditch that delivered water to dry placer mines; and about two thousand Chinese helped build the Oregon Railway and Company line now Union Pacificcompleted through eastern Oregon in According to Sanborn fire insurance maps, there were over 50 structures in Chinatown byincluding 22 dwellings, 5 stores, 3 multi-story brothels, and 17 prostitute cribs, plus a brick temple housing a life-size Chinese idol on the second floor. Donate Donors. Entries by Themes Browse curated collections of entries.
Chinese residents also operated laundries in the downtown business district, and a of Chinese worked in hotels and as domestics in private homes. Slide carouosel left Slide carousel right. Baker City Chinatown, ca Baker City Chinatown, Joss figure, ca Baker City Chinatown, caJoss House detail.
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Memories: Ninety Years of Baker City. Written by Gary Dielman.
Wisdom, Loy Winter. Close modal View Source. The Chinese had their own cemetery on the northeast edge of town, from which almost all remains were eventually disinterred and returned to China.
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