Sources and Credits

A composite of historical images
Learn more about blacks in Oregon and prominent issues from 1840 to 1870 in the Web exhibit: Crafting the Oregon Constitution.


Gwen Carr and volunteer researchers at Oregon Northwest Black Pioneers
Oregon State Archives staff, student interns and volunteers
Perseverance: A History of African Americans in Oregon’s and Polk Counties by Oregon Northwest Black Pioneers
A Peculiar Paradise: A History of Blacks in Oregon, 1788-1940 by Elizabeth McLagan - Remembered and Reclaimed an Online Reference Guide to African American History
Oregon State Archives - Early Oregonian Database 


Gallery Exhibit

Theresa Rea
Layne Sawyer
Colleen Needham
Andy Needham
Mary Beth Herkert
Kristine Deacon
Austin Schulz
Phil Wiebe
Todd Shaffer
Gary Halvorson

Web Exhibit

Gary Halvorson