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Telegram to Oregon's governor regarding the Chinese exclusion act, May 8 1893
Telegram to Oregon's governor regarding the Chinese exclusion act, May 8 1893
TitleTelegram to Oregon's governor regarding the Chinese exclusion act, May 8 1893
DescriptionA Telegram sent to Oregon's Governor Sylvester Pennoyer from W. Q. Gresham regarding the Chinese exclusion act. Gresham mentions rumors of violence towards Chinese in Oregon when the exclusion act takes effect. He relays a message from the President, who hopes the governor will protect the Chinese in Oregon. To read Governor Pennoyer's response click on the link below:
http://content.wsulibs.wsu.edu/cgi-bin/htmlview.exe?CISOROOT=/wsuvan1&CISOPTR=1224
Date1893
SubjectChinese Americans; Salem (Oregon); Marion County; Correspondence; Chinese Exclusion Act; Government; Governors; Gresham, W.Q.; Pennoyer, Sylvester
TypeTelegrams; Manuscripts; Text
CoverageUnited States--Oregon (State)--Marion--Salem
Collection SourceEthnology-Chinese
IdentifierMss 1521 Box 1 # 24
RepositoryOregon Historical Society
http://www.ohs.org
ContributorsWashington State University Vancouver Information Services
http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/vis/infoserv.htm
Project Identifierwsuvt0023
FormatOriginal images were scanned as 300 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL scanner. 72 dpi JPEG files were then added to the CONTENT database at the WSU Libraries.
RightsOregon Historical Society, Photographic Services 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205; PHOTOORDERS@OHS.ORG; phone number 503-306-5250; FAX 503-492-6001.
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