Polk County

  Polk County Chinese

Smith and Company. Polk County.
Smith and Company Pottery Works was located in the community of Buena Vista. Most of its 50 employees were Chinese by 1870. Reference: Marion County Oregon; Maxwell 2003.

Reference 

Marion County Oregon. “General History of the Buena Vista Community.” http://www.co.marion.or.us/ Accessed November 12, 2011.

Maxwell, Ben. 2003. "Rural Scene in Buena Vista," Oregon, photograph. http://www.photos.salemhistory.net/ Accessed October 23, 2010.