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Publication Date

5-30-1952

Description

Publisher

William A. Hilliard

Editor

William A. Hilliard

Address

3300 N. Williams Ave

Note

In May 6, 1952 the Portland Challenger was founded, published, and edited by William Hilliard. Hilliard had recently graduated from Pacific University and recruited friends and neighbors to contribute to the paper. One of Hilliard’s well-known contributors was Richard “Dick” Bogle. Hilliard also worked at the Oregonian during this time, hired as the first black employee in the newsroom. In 1965, he became assistant city editor at the Oregonian, and in 1971 he was named city editor.

Motto

“An Independent Newspaper”

Dates of Publication

1952-1954

Frequency

Weekly

Publisher

William A. Hilliard

Editor

William A. Hilliard

Address

3300 N. Williams Ave

Notes of Interest

May 1952: Urban League informs these places refuse admission to African American Citizens (list of places)

May 1952: Picture and short write up of 5th annual meeting of OACW.

Publication Location

Portland, Oregon

Original Format

print newspaper, 11 1/2" x 17 1/2"

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20994

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Portland Challenger-May 30, 1952

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