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African American student at beauty school, ca. 1951

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Title:African American student at beauty school, ca. 1951

Mrs. Welika Goodman, a student, trains at the Portland Beauty Academy. Since 1951, when the Oregon legislature enacted a law prohibiting discrimination in vocational and professional schools, non-white students enrolled in all types of vocational schools. An Urban League photo.

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Subjects:Goodman, Welika | African American women--Oregon--Portland | Vocational education--Oregon--Portland | Beauty culture--Study and teaching (Higher)--Oregon--Portland | African Americans--Education (Higher)--Oregon--Portland | African American beauty operators--Training of--Oregon--Portland | African American students--Oregon--Portland | Portland Beauty Academy | 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?/wsuvan1,578