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|Title:||African American police matron, March 1955|
Geraldine Avery, police matron, at the Portland city jail. Avery was the first African American ever appointed to the position. She was appointed on November 26, 1954.
|Subjects:||Avery, Geraldine | African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Policewomen--Oregon--Portland | African American police--Oregon--Portland | Jails--Oregon--Portland | Portland (Or.). Bureau of Police | 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|
|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.
From the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History project (Washington State University)
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/wsuvan1,569|