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|Creator:||de Lay, Allan J.|
|Title:||African American teacher in an integrated classroom, ca. 1952|
Willis Andrew Williams, a teacher and vice president at a Portland school was one of ten African American teachers in Portland during the early 1950's. Williams was an active member of the NAACP, an Urban League supporter and the Regional Director of Grade School Teachers of the Oregon Education Association. Williams helps a young white student. An African American student is present in the front row. An Urban League photo.
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|Subjects:||Williams, Willis Andrew | African American teachers--Oregon--Portland | African American men--Oregon--Portland | African American civic leaders--Oregon--Portland | School integration--Oregon--Portland | Students--Oregon--Portland | Race relations | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Portland (Or.) | Multnomah County (Or.)|
|Collection:||Institution:||Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections||Contributors:||Oregon Historical Society||Online Publisher:||[Spokane, Wash.] : Washington State University||Original Material:|
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Oregon Historical Society, Photographic Services 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205; PHOTOORDERS@OHS.ORG; phone number 503-306-5250; FAX 503-492-6001.
From the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History project (Washington State University)
Oregonian May 7, 1963
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