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Restaurant notice for "white only" business, 1952

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Title:Restaurant notice for "white only" business, 1952

A sign at Waddles restaurant in Portland, Oregon reads "White Trade Only Please." Such notices were primarily directed towards African Americans.

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Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Discrimination in public accommodations--Oregon--Portland | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Restaurants--Oregon--Portland | United States, Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland, 45.5234515, -122.6762071 | Multnomah County (Or.)
Collection:Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Oregon Historical Society
Original Material:

File 113-A

Rights and Usage:

Oregon Historical Society, Photographic Services 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205; PHOTOORDERS@OHS.ORG; phone number 503-306-5250; FAX 503-492-6001.

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From the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History project (Washington State University)

Persistent Link to Item:http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/wsuvan1,588