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Discrimination complaint filed with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor of the State of Oregon (Finding of Facts), April 29, 1960

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Title:Discrimination complaint filed with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor of the State of Oregon (Finding of Facts), April 29, 1960
Date:1960
Description:

The discrimination complaint petitioned by Mark A. Smith, Administrator of the Civil Rights Division of the Oregon Bureau of Labor, is against several Oregon corporations including Curt-Craft, Brice Mortgage, Home Master Sales, Roach Homes, and Retirement Incorporated. An African American couple, Mrs. Pathina Wiley and Mr. Rowan M. Wiley, filed the complaint on charges of housing discrimination. Each real estate company refused to sell plots of land to the complainants. The legal brief finds that some of the corporations listed in the petition are guilty of refusing to sell property to the African American couple.

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Types:Text
Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | African Americans--Civil rights--Oregon--Portland | Civil rights--Oregon--Portland | Discrimination in housing--Oregon--Portland | Petitions--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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