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First African American High School president in Portland, 1949

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Title:First African American High School president in Portland, 1949
Date:1949
Description:

Caley Cook, the first African American student body president in the Portland Schools. Cook presided over the student affairs of Jefferson High School. An Urban League photo.

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Types:Image
Subjects:Cook, Caley | African American high school students--Oregon--Portland | Student government--Oregon--Portland | Student government--Elections | High schools--Oregon--Portland | Race relations | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Portland (Or.) | Multnomah County (Or.)
Collection:Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Oregon Historical Society
Online Publisher:[Spokane, Wash.] : Washington State University
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?/wsuvan1,663