Portland State University. School of Social Work
Date of Award
Master of Social Work (MSW)
1 online resource (424 p.)
Chinese Americans -- Oregon -- Portland
The thesis is an examination of the history of the Chinese community in Portland, Oregon, with special emphasis on the mutual support organizations developed by this community.
The study is primarily descriptive in nature. It includes background information on social, economic, and political conditions in China in the nineteenth century; an account of the history of the Chinese and Chinese organizations in Portland, and an examination of the issues involved in providing social services to Asian communities.
Manchester, Scott, "The history of mutual support organizations among the Chinese in Portland, Oregon" (1978). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2953.