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Crosses Burned in Negro's Yard, October 3, 1962

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Title:Crosses Burned in Negro's Yard, October 3, 1962
Date:1962
Description:

The article reports an incident involving cross burnings on the lawn of an African American home in the Irvington district of Portland, Oregon. The vandalism occurred in a predominately white neighborhood.

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Types:Image | Text
Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Neighborhood | Discrimination--Oregon--Portland | Vandalism--Oregon--Portland | Intimidation--Oregon--Portland | Racism--Oregon--Portland | Race relations | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Portland (Or.) | Multnomah County (Or.) | Irvington (Portland, Or.)
Collection:Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Washington State University Vancouver Information Services | 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)

Portland Reporter; Portland, Oregon.

Persistent Link to Item:http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/wsuvan1,1109