“A Community on the Move” OHS Exhibit

“A Community on the Move” Exhibit Information

The Oregon Black Pioneers new exhibit “A Community on the Move” hosted by the Oregon Historical Society is now open to the public! This exhibit highlights the lives of Portland’s African Americans during the 1940s-1950s, so several Urban League of Portland photos were featured. And, as a contributor, the OMA was invited to a sneak peak of the exhibit and opening reception.

Exhibit Information:
Dates: February 1 – June 28, 2015
Curation: Oregon Black Pioneers
Description and Community Events: “A Community on the Move” Information Page
Location: Oregon Historical Society Portland, OR

Check out these photos from the reception and exhibit:

Exhibit Title Panel

Curators – Oregon Black Pioneers

The Exhibit Features Photos, Textual Information, and Oral Histories

And, the Urban League of Portland collection photos!

Urban League Photos Featured in the Exhibit

Urban League Photos

Urban League Photos


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