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|Title:||General Superintendent of Housing Authority Quits Over Firing, August 10, 1955|
An article concerning the resignation of Portland housing authority's General Superintendent, Harry D. Jaeger over the firing of Floyd S. Ratchford, Executive Director of the Housing Authority of Portland. The firing of Ratchford, followed by the resignation of several other staff members of the housing authorities, is a result of infighting between the executive director and board members concerning a lack of policy in the operations of the public housing agency. The article reports the accusations that board members are "out to destroy public housing in Portland."
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|Subjects:||Jaeger, Harry D. | African Americans--Oregon--Portland | Resignation | Housing Authority of Portland (Or.) | Housing--Oregon--Portland | Housing policy--Oregon--Portland | Urban renewal--Oregon--Portland | United States, Oregon, Multnomah County, Portland, 45.5234515, -122.6762071 | Vanport (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|
Stella Maris House Collection
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Oregon Historical Society, Photographic Services 1200 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97205; PHOTOORDERS@OHS.ORG; phone number 503-306-5250; FAX 503-492-6001.
From the Columbia River Basin Ethnic History project (Washington State University)
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/wsuvan1,1114|