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.

Sources

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
Blackpast.org - Remembered and Reclaimed an Online Reference Guide to African American History
Oregon State Archives - Early Oregonian Database 

Credits

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