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Citizens League for Equal Opportunity background and purpose statement, October 7 1963

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Title:Citizens League for Equal Opportunity background and purpose statement, October 7 1963
Date:1963
Description:

Statement from Citizen's League for Equal Opportunity concerning the inaction and insensitivity of the Housing Authority of Portland (HAP) regarding the African American population in the Albina district of Portland, Oregon. The statement outlines several points that suggest racial discrimination within the HAP.

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Types:Text
Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Neighborhood | African American neighborhoods--Oregon--Portland | Race relations | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Segregation--Oregon--Portland | Discrimination in housing--Oregon--Portland | Housing--Oregon--Portland | Citizens League for Equal Opportunity | Housing Authority of Portland (Or.) | Portland (Or.) | Multnomah County (Or.) | Albina (Portland, Or.)
Collection:Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Oregon Historical Society
Online Publisher:Citizen's League for Equal Opportunity; 7101 S.E. 36th Ave.; Portland Oregon.
Original Material:

Stella Maris House Collection, 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?/wsuvan1,1088