Home  » Collections A-Z  » Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project  » All Items  » Invitation for a Grand Emancipation Celebration in Portland, 1869

Invitation for a Grand Emancipation Celebration in Portland, 1869

 Click here to view the item
Title:Invitation for a Grand Emancipation Celebration in Portland, 1869
Date:1869
Description:

Photograph copy of an invitation announcing the celebration of the African American people of Oregon in honor of the Sixth anniversary of the emancipation. The festivities announced include an oration by Rev. Bishop Ward, poetry and music. The announcement invites the public.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Text | Invitations
Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Anniversaries | Slaves--Emancipation--United States | Slavery--United States | 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.

Related Materials:

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

Persistent Link to Item:http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/wsuvan1,614