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Children swim in an integrated pool

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Title:Children swim in an integrated pool

A scene from a public recreation program involving interracial swimming at Pier Park, operated by the Portland City Park Bureau. African American children appear to the right side of the poor. All public recreation programs became integrated. An Urban League photo.

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Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Children--Oregon--Portland | Swimming--Oregon--Portland | Race relations | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Social integration--Oregon--Portland | Recreation--Oregon--Portland | Swimming pools--Oregon--Portland | Pier Park (Portland, Or.) | 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, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, Oregon.

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?/wsuvan1,547