|Type of Place||Independent City or Town|
|Metro Area?||Independent City or Town|
|Politics c. 1860?||Don't Know|
|Unions, Organized Labor?||Don't Know|
|Sundown Town Status|
|Confirmed Sundown Town?||Possible|
|Year of Greatest Interest|
|Was there an ordinance?||Don't Know|
|Still Sundown?||Probably Not, Although Still Very Few Blacks|
|Tell Dr. Loewen More About This Town|| |
|Pendleton had only two black families who got along OK, but the town apparently expelled Chinese:
Another reader suggests that Pendleton%u2019s Chinese and Asian population constructed a city literally underground in order to escape the abuse of the white citizens.
A Pendleton resident writes:
"I really hope you include Pendleton Oregon in the sundown town book. I recently asked a librarian about a book, or even article, about Pendleton and their underground community of Asian Americans...she said they had tried to find such a book just recently, and no such book exists. How interesting...."