Our Collection

High school graduation celebration c. 1949. Photo courtesy of Patsy Fong Lee.

PCM accepts artifacts, archival collections, and other items which further research and understanding of the history and cultural traditions of Portland’s Old and New Chinatowns. Our collections illuminate the lives of individuals, families, businesses, and organizations which contributed to the growth of Portland’s Chinese community and related Chinese communities in Oregon and Washington.

Our collection includes:

  • Oral Histories
  • Photographs
  • Documents
  • Two and Three Dimensional Objects and Art
  • 100 foot long Dragon used in the Dragon Dance