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Report on the Negro in Portland: A Progress Report 1945-1957, April 8, 1957

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Creator:Eyer, John H.
Creator:Hargrove, Jack.
Title:Report on the Negro in Portland: A Progress Report 1945-1957, April 8, 1957

The report examines the status of African Americans in Portland, Oregon and progress in race relations between 1945 and 1955. The report consists of a survey of the treatment of African Americans in social and economic life and provides recommendations that could lead to better race relations. Information provided includes a legislative record concerning race relations, issues on housing and segregation, economic opportunities and fair employment practices, organized labor, business, social opportunities, education and religion.

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Subjects:African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Civil rights--Oregon--Portland | African Americans--Civil rights--Oregon--Portland | Periodicals | Race relations | Portland (Or.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Portland City Club Bulletin | 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 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.

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From the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History project (Washington State University)

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