Refugee & Immigrant Business Development in Portland

Year 1998

Creator Toshiro Tanaka

Contributor Catherine O'Brien

Story type Photography

Town Portland

County Cumberland


Although small businesses compete for clientele from large companies and see a growing rate in failure, the American dream is to start a business and be successful. Toshiro Tanaka captures the lives of three business owners in Portland, who came to the United States as refugees, and run their own businesses as a way to service their community.

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