Women politicians -- Oregon -- Portland, Women mayors -- Oregon -- Portland, Law enforcement -- Oregon -- Portland, Dorothy Lee McCullough
This article provides a look back at a pioneering woman in the history of politics in Portland, Oregon: Dorothy McCullough Lee, who became the first female mayor of Portland. Her crusades against crime and vice were instrumental in transforming mid-century Portland. The author draws parallels between McCullough and another trailblazing female politician, Hilary Clinton.
Lipman, Meryl, "Dorothy McCullough Lee: "Do-Good Dottie" Cleans Up" (2008 Metroscape, Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University)
Originally appeared in the Winter 2008 edition of Metroscape, published by the Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland State University.