Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Urban League of Portland Records, 1945-2008

Baseball great Jackie Robinson, speaking at an Urban League of Portland meeting, 1955.  Edwin C. Berry, Director of the Urban League, is seated second from left.

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MSS UrbanLeague

The Urban League of Portland Records document the administration and programs of the League from its founding in Portland, Oregon, in 1945. The Records include correspondence, reports and publications, meeting minutes, financial records, and clippings as well as scrapbooks, photographs, videotapes, and sound recordings.


Urban League of Portland Digital Collection
Urban League of Portland Digital Collection
This site provides access to the Urban League of Portland Records guide as well as to digitized content from the collection and historical background on the organization.

Historical Note 

Scope and Content Note


14.35 cubic feet, including 2450 photographs and 140 videotapes; 19 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes

Related Papers

This collection is a component of the Oregon Multicultural Archives. Selected images are available online in the Oregon Multicultural Archives Digital Collection.

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