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Discrimination complaint filed with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor of the State of Oregon (Petition for Cease and Desist Order), 1959

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Creator:Smith, Mark A.
Title:Discrimination complaint filed with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor of the State of Oregon (Petition for Cease and Desist Order), 1959
Date:1959
Description:

Discrimination complaint petitioned by Mark A. Smith, Administrator of the Civil Rights Division of the Oregon Bureau of Labor, on behalf of Mrs. Parthina Wiley and Mr. Rowan M. Wiley, a Portland African American couple. The petition for the cease and desist order is against five Oregon real estate sales corporations (Curt-Craft, Brice Mortgage, Home Master Sales, Roach Homes, and Retirement Incorporated) that are accused of housing discrimination.

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Types:Text
Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | African Americans--Civil rights--Oregon--Portland | Discrimination in housing--Oregon--Portland | Petitions--Oregon--Portland | Civil rights--Oregon--Portland | Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries | 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:

Stella Maris House Collection

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)

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