Portland was the “shanghai” capital of the world in 1890s


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In the days when Portland was a rough, tough, hard-drinking, hard-punching dockside town, the city's “crimping” activity actually generated international incidents with foreign governments. (Portland, Multnomah County; 1890s) (For text and pictures, see http://www.offbeatoregon.com/H1006c_ShanghaiPDX.html)

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