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Oregon History Comics 5: The Streets of Chinatown


The Streets of Chinatown traces the development of one of the city’s oldest and most notorious districts. Written by Sarah Mirk and illustrated by Harry Lau, this comic presents a critical look at the domestic and working histories of the immigrant communities that shaped Portland’s downtown.

Sarah Mirk is an Oregon-based writer and current online-editor for Bitch Media. Her work has also been featured in the weekly newspapers The Portland Mercury and Seattle’s The Stranger. Harry Lau is a designer, animator, and tattoo artist whose work has appeared in various local publications including PDX Magazine and The Portland Mercury.

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