Oregon Experience Kam Wah Chung
The story of two Chinese immigrants after the Oregon Gold Rush. Details
Program: Oregon Experience
Episode: Kam Wah Chung
In the late 1800s, thousands of Chinese miners came to Eastern Oregon in search of gold. Among them were two men - Ing "Doc" Hay and Lung On - who opened a store and herbal apothecary called Kam Wah Chung. Though originally catering to their fellow Chinese, over time these two men attended to the medical needs of many, becoming highly regarded members of the community.• Visit the Kam Wah Chung webpage
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Premiere Date: 05/14/2009
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-G
Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.
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