Having lived in Alaska, Washington, and Oregon, Anjuli Grantham is fittingly a historian of the Pacific Northwest with a penchant for environmental history. She will receive her MA in public history and a certificate in museum management from the University of South Carolina in 2011. Before becoming a historian, Anjuli worked as a commercial fisherman, an English teacher, and a professional fundraiser.
Expulsion of Chinese from Oregon City, 1886
On February 22, 1886, approximately forty men gathered in Oregon City at the McLoughlin House on South Main Street, then a lodging house known as the Phoenix Hotel, and voted to rid the town of its Chinese population. Most of the men assembled at the Phoenix were members of the …