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Original Format

3 photos on black paper album page

Original Size

6.5 x 9.5 in


L-R: Photo 1: Older black male in a suit, in a photo studio with a flowered background; center, Photo 2: color-tinted photo of young black female in a photo studio with outdoor background; right, Photo 3: young black female pictured wearing shorts and short sleeves, laughing, standing outdoors in sunshine, trees and shrubs in background


All dates (unless specified in inscription) are approximate.

Many of the individuals depicted in these photographs remain unknown. Oregon Black Pioneers appreciates and welcomes information from the public which could help identify the subjects of this collection.


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“Courtesy of Oregon Black Pioneers Historic Photograph Collection, Special Collections & University Archives, Portland State University Library. [Image title]”

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