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Longevity: The Archaeology of a Chinese Business in Eugene's Market District

Thursday, May 19 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Museum of Natural and Cultural History
1680 E 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR

Recent excavations have revealed an early twentieth century Chinese restaurant and gift store in downtown Eugene. Join MNCH archaeologists Jon Krier, Marlene Jampolsky, and Chris Ruiz for a glimpse into how the business successfully operated amidst racist laws and a predominantly Euro-American community. Cosponsored by the Oregon Historical Society.

Space is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Lectures & Presentations, Presentation, Exhibit, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Listen.Learn.Act, Heritage Months, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month


Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Office of the Vice President for Equity and Inclusion (VPEI), Featured DEI Events

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public, Alumni



Included with regular admission; free for MNCH members and UO ID card holders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount.




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