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Harold C. Williams Papers, 1962-2013View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1972-2010
The Harold C. Williams Papers document Williams' community activism, volunteer service, and civic leadership in Portland, Oregon, as well as his immediate and extended family. Harold C. Williams was an activist, volunteer, and leader in the African American community in Portland from the 1960s until his death in 2012.
ID: MSS WilliamsH
Extent: 12.5 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: Harold C. Williams Papers (MSS WilliamsH), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The Papers were donated to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center by Williams' son, Harold C. Williams, Jr., in 2014.
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Series 1: Personal Materials, 1962-2010 Add to Shelf
Series 1 includes biographical information, correspondence, religious materials, and writings. The biographical information documents Williams' early years, education, and family and includes a yearbook, diplomas, awards, and certificates. The correspondence includes personal letters from Williams' wife and greeting cards from family members and friends. Religious materials reflect church pamphlets, hymns, and religious writings gathered by Williams. Williams' writings contain newspaper articles, poems, personal notes, and reports written and assembled by Williams. Topics include gang information, political outreach, and voting.
Sub-Series 1: Biographical Information, 1962-2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.1: General, 2002-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.2: Broadus Family Reunion Cloth, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.3: Certificates and Awards, 1967-2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 14.1: Certificates and Awards, 1970-1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.4: Diplomas, 1962-1972 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.5: Family News, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.6: High School Reunions, 1997-1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.7: Yearbook, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.8: Correspondence - Greeting Cards, 1970-2008 Add to Shelf
Includes 5 photographs.
Box-Folder 1.9: Correspondence - Greeting Cards, 1970-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.10: Correspondence - Greeting Cards, 1970-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.11: Correspondence - Personal, 1972-2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.12: Correspondence - Professional, 1970-1972 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.13: Correspondence - Professional, 1973-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.14: Religious Materials, 1970-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.15: Religious Materials, 1970-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.16: Writings - General, 1986-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.17: Writings - General, 1986-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.18: Writings - Newspaper Articles, 1990-1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.19: Writings - "Through the Eyes of Mr. W." newspaper column, 1975-1978 Add to Shelf
Published in the Portland Observer.
Box-Folder 1.20: Writings - Personal Notes, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 1.21: Writings - Poems, undated Add to Shelf
Series 2: Community Involvement, 1968-2010 Add to Shelf
Series 2 documents the connections that Harold Williams had with the community through courses that he taught, interactions with Ghana, CH2A Associates, and the Oregon Juvenile Corrections facility.
Box-Folder 2.1: CH2A Associates, 1993-2004 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.2: Conciliators Incorporated, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.3: Ghana, 1997-1998 Add to Shelf
7 postcards
Box-Folder 2.4: Oregon Juvenile Corrections, 1996-2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.5: Linfield College, 1991-1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.6: Portland Community College, 1993-2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.7: Portland State University Education Center, 1968-1972 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.8: Public Service Announcement - Coalition of Black Men and Omega Boys Club, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.9: Student Papers: Minority Groups Course, 1993-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.10: Student Papers: Minority Groups Course, 1993-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.11: Student Papers: Minority Voices Course, 1974 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.12: Student Papers: "Perspectives of Change in a Community", 2006-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.13: Success Academy, 1998-2007 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Reports and Publications, 1972-2010 Add to Shelf
Series 3 consists of reports and publications arranged by type of publications that were collected and assembled by Harold Williams. They include directories, event programs, flyers, journal articles, newsletters, pamphlets, and presentations pertaining to the elderly, youth, politics, religion, and education.
Box-Folder 2.14: Directories, circa 1998-2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.15: Event Programs, 1982-2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.16: Event Programs, 1978-2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.17: Historical Information, 1973-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.18: Journals, 1996-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.19: Newsletters, 1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.20: Pamphlets and flyers, 1976-1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.21: Presentations, 1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.22: Publications, 1972-1988 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.23: Reports, 1972-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 2.24: Reports, 1991-1998 Add to Shelf
Series 4: Newspaper Clippings, 1969-2013 Add to Shelf
Series 4 consists of an extensive collection of newspaper clippings, primarily from Oregon newspapers, assembled by Williams. The clippings are organized in various ways -- by date, subject, and newspaper title (such as the Portland Observer). The series includes newspaper articles written by Williams as well as pieces written about him. Topics include gang violence, schools, community activism, and religion.
Box-Folder 3.1: General, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.2: General, 1969-1973 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.3: General, 1974-1979 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.4: General, 1974-1979 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.5: General, 1980-1988 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.6: General, 1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.7: General, 1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.8: General, 1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.9: General, 1990-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.10: General, 1990-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.11: General, 1990-1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.12: General, 1997-1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.13: General, 1999 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.14: General, 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.15: General, 2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.16: General, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.17: General, 2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.18: General, 2004-2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.1: General, 2006-2007 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.2: General, 2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.3: General, 2008 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.4: General, 2009 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.5: General, 2009 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.6: General, 2010-2013 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.7: General, 2010-2013 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.8: Affirmative Action, 1972-1978 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.9: Business Articles, 1985-1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.10: Community Response, 1983-1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.11: Gang Violence, 1994-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.12: Government Articles, 1985-1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.13: Government Articles, 1985-1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.14: Knotts Street Boxing Team, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.15: Minority Groups, 1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.16: News Clippings from Evelyn S. Cope, 2002-2003 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.17: Portland Community College, 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.18: 1975-1989 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.19: Religious Articles, 1989-1990 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.20: School Articles, 1984-1991 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 4.21: School Articles, 1984-1991 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 folders
Box-Folder 4.22: State Representative Campaign, 1984 Add to Shelf
Series 5: Photo Albums, circa 1980s-1990s Add to Shelf
Series 5 consists of 13 photograph albums with 960 photographic prints. These photographs reflect both personal and occupational content. Topics include weddings, Rotary International, class field trips, birthday parties, church activities, family reunions, trips, Hampton University, dances, Multnomah Falls, Portland Community College events, and Jesse Jackson.
Extent: 13 albums
Box-Item 5.1 - 5.10 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 6.1 - 6.3 Add to Shelf
Series 6: Personal Photographs, 1965-2011 Add to Shelf
Series 6 consists of photographs of Williams' family and friends and special events such as graduations, weddings, and birthdays as well as informal family gatherings. School, individual, and family portraits are part of the series. Images of the Portland Rose Festival parade, Multnomah Falls, and the Broadous Family reunion are also reflected in these photographs. The series includes 1715 photographic prints, 480 film negatives, and 13 slides. The negatives are distributed throughout the series. The series also includes two digital photographs of Williams made in February 2011.
Extent: 2200 photographs
Box-Folder 6.4: Anthony Washington, 1995 Add to Shelf
13 slides
Box-Folder 6.4-6.12: Birthdays, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Extent: 8 folders
Box-Folder 6.13-6.18: Family and Friends General, 1965-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 6 folders
Box-Folder 6.19: Family Reunions, circa 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 6.20-6.22: Graduations, 1995-2008 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 folders
Box-Folder 7.1: Harold Williams, circa 1970s-2011 Add to Shelf
Includes two digital photographs available for viewing in the Reading Room.
Box-Folder 7.2: Parades and Festivals, circa 1970s-1995 Add to Shelf
Sub-Series 1: Vacations and Trips, circa 1970s-2000s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.3: Cayman Islands Cruise, 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.4: Cayman Islands Cruise, 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.5: Crater Lake, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.6: Georgia, circa 2000s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.7: Maryland, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.8: New York, circa 1980s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.9: San Francisco, 1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.10: Texas, 1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.11: Unidentified trips and vacations, circa 1970s-1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.12: Williams' House, 1992 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.13: Weddings, 1992-1997 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.14: Wedding Anniversaries, 1991-1992 Add to Shelf
Series 7: Occupational Photographs, circa 1967-2005 Add to Shelf
Series 7 consists of images documenting Williams' professional career including Portland Community College events, conventions, programs for students and youth, and teaching. The series includes 1140 photographic prints, 320 film negatives, and a poster. The negatives are distributed throughout the series.
Extent: 1460 photographs
Sub-Series 1: Conventions and Formal Events, circa 1980s-2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.15: American Association of Community Colleges, 1990-1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.16: Association of Community College Trustees, circa 1980s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.17: Blacks In Government, 1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.18: CH2A, circa 1990s-2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.19: Jesse Jackson at Melody Ballroom, circa 1980s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.20: National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners, circa 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.21: White House Visit, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 14.2: Williams with James Earl Jones, circa 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 7.22-8.2: Unidentified Conventions and Formal Events, 1995-2005 Add to Shelf
Extent: 5 folders
Box-Folder 8.3: Portland Community College (PCC) 25-Year Cascade Anniversary, 1988 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.4: Students, circa 1990-1995 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.5: Students, circa 1990-1995 Add to Shelf
Includes one poster.
Box-Folder 14.3: Tom McCall, Oregon Governor, circa 1967-1975 Add to Shelf
Extent: 1 matted black-and-white photograph
Series 8: Community Involvement Photographs, circa 1960s-2010s Add to Shelf
Series 8 consists of photographs pertaining to Williams' involvement with the community and are primarily organized by subject. The photographs document outreach in Africa as well as programs to address gang prevention, sports, junior golf clubs, walkathons, the Rotary International, and youth outreach programs. Williams' church activities as well as historic photographs are also reflected in this series. Slides of several art pieces, including drawings of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. are part of the series. This series includes 570 photographic prints, 160 film negatives, and 23 color slides; two posters are also included. The negatives are distributed throughout the series.
Extent: 755 photographs
Box-Folder 8.6: Church, circa 1990s-2010s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.7: Coalition of Black Men, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 14.4: "Jazz on the Mississippi" Sponsored by CH2A, 2008-2009 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 posters
Box-Folder 8.8: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers, circa 1960s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.9: Pastoral 25th Anniversary, circa 1990s Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.10: Slides of Art Pieces, 1995 Add to Shelf
Extent: 23 slides
Box-Folder 8.11: Uganda Outreach, 1997 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.12: Uganda Outreach, 1997 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.13: Youth Outreach, 1990-circa 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.14: Youth Outreach, 1990-circa 2000 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 8.15: Youth Outreach, 1990-circa 2000 Add to Shelf
Series 9: Video, 1987-2004 Add to Shelf
Series 9 consists of videotape recordings of Williams on camera, events involving William's work, or references to Williams. More than 50 hours of video footage are included. Some materials pertain to the African American experience in general that may have influenced the work of Williams. Topics include minority discrimination in business, police and gang violence, Portland City Council meetings, CH2A work, and youth outreach. Footage includes documentaries, home video, and recordings of news broadcasts. All the videotapes are VHS format. Each tape has been assigned an item number. Running time is provided for most of the videotapes.
Extent: 67 VHS videotapes
Box-Item 9.1: "A Man Named Harold", undated Add to Shelf
Summary of Williams' involvement with Safeway in Portland. Williams gives speeches at the opening of two Portland Safeways. (0:08:15)
Box-Item 9.2: African American Gathering In Portland, 1988 Add to Shelf
Dancing and discussions. August 26, 1988 (2:07:17)
Box-Item 9.3: Black United Front March Against Crime, 1989-1990 Add to Shelf
News coverage of the march to end gangs and violence in Portland; Harold speaks about Mayor Bud Clark's apology for some potentially racist comments. September 16, 1989-July 28, 1990 (0:17:29)
Box-Item 9.4: Blaser Industry, undated Add to Shelf
Recording of the Blaser Industry Project meant to give youth confidence. (0:08:28)
Box-Item 9.5: Bridge Builder, 1997 Add to Shelf
A coming of age ceremony. (2:09:15)
Box-Item 9.6: Broadous Family, 1991 Add to Shelf
Williams speaks to family mourning the loss of their eldest sister. September 7, 1991 (2:10:46)
Box-Item 9.7: Broadous Family Worship Service, 1994 Add to Shelf
Sunday Morning Service at Vancouver Baptist Church. July 3, 1994 (4:05:40)
Box-Item 9.8: Cal R. Williams OSU Extension Service, undated Add to Shelf
Home-Based Business Session of which Mrs. Williams is the leader. (3:39:15)
Box-Item 9.9: CH2A and Associates, Dean Visits Portland, 2004 Add to Shelf
Howard Dean visits Portland in support of mayor-elect Potter. Williams is shown and speaks briefly on camera. August 30, 2004 (0:10:04)
Box-Item 9.10: CH2A and Associates, Gore/Gresham Principal, 2000 Add to Shelf
Gresham Principal accused of racist remarks, gets saved by the school board. May 12, 2000 (0:07:30)
Box-Item 9.11: CH2A and Associates, Library Tape, 1993 Add to Shelf
Two black men went into a Head Start Office on payday and attempted to take the workers' pay, shot Christina Clegg and critically wounded another worker. Christina Clegg remembered with a memorial fund. July 30, 1993-August 15, 1993 (0:30:26)
Box-Item 9.12: CH2A and Associates Reward Fund and Contractor's Report, 1996 Add to Shelf
Williams is shown during a discussion about the reward fund. Williams speaks about how contracting agencies are giving work to white contractors, not black ones. June 21, 1996-June 22, 1996 (0:03:53)
Box-Item 9.13: CH2A and Associates, "We Are One" News Clip, undated Add to Shelf
Williams helps a young boy recover from being a part of a gang. "We Are One" program members speak to younger kids about the importance of staying out of gangs. (0:14:18)
Box-Item 9.14: City Scope: Endangered Species, undated Add to Shelf
Discussion about black men and violence. (0:29:05)
Box-Item 9.15: City Scope: Hate Crimes, undated Add to Shelf
Harold sits on a panel to discuss why people perform hate crimes. (0:26:57)
Box-Item 9.16: Coalition of Black Men on Convention Center/Racism, 1989 Add to Shelf
Williams and CBMC discuss the lack of minorities involved in the construction of the Portland convention center. May 19, 1989 and May 25, 1989 (0:50:08)
Box-Item 9.17: Coalition of Black Men March and Rally and Jesse Jackson Speech, 1988 Add to Shelf
Coalition of Black Men march and rally to end gang violence. Williams states that the media needs to stop portraying blacks as gangsters. Jesse Jackson speaks at the 1988 Democratic National Convention about stopping racism. July 16 and 19, 1988 (1:19:19)
Box-Item 9.18: Coalition of Black Men Meeting, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 9.19: Coalition of Black Men Speaking on Dads Against Discrimination, undated Add to Shelf
Williams speaks on Dads Against Discrimination about the Coalition of Black Men. (0:59:28)
Box-Item 9.20: Community College Montage, undated Add to Shelf
This video highlights various community colleges in Oregon. Williams is depicted in the Portland Community College segment. (0:21:00)
Box-Item 9.21: Convention Center Problems, 1987 Add to Shelf
Koin News 6, Portland Television News, Harold Williams speaks about how there are not enough black contractors working on the convention center construction site. November 13, 1987 (0:05:11)
Box-Item 9.22: Dick Greggory: "The World According to Dick Greggory", 2002 Add to Shelf
Dick Greggory lectures comedically in Portland about civil rights. February 16, 2002 (2:41:18)
Box-Item 9.23: Family Wedding, 1987 Add to Shelf
Williams gives a speech at a formal gathering. June 27, 1987 (1:53:03)
Box-Item 9.24: Family Wedding, 2003 Add to Shelf
Williams says the blessing at a family wedding. August 2, 2003 (0:03:17)
Box-Item 9.25: Gospel Choir Festival, Tape 1 of 2, 2002 Add to Shelf
Williams speaks at the Gospel Choir Festival. July 20, 2002 (0:48:00)
Box-Item 9.26: Gospel Choir Festival, Tape 2 of 2, 2002 Add to Shelf
Williams speaks at the Gospel Choir Festival. July 20, 2002 (0:44:00)
Box-Item 9.27: Governor's Summit Part 1, 1997 Add to Shelf
Governor Kitzhaber speaks in Portland about minorities in the Juvenile Correction System. Williams attends. October 15, 1997 (2:09:19)
Box-Item 9.28: Governor's Summit Part 2, 1997 Add to Shelf
Governor Kitzhaber speaks in Portland about minorities in the Juvenile Correction System. Williams attends. October 15, 1997 (2:09:13)
Box-Item 9.29: Governor's Summit Part 1, 1998 Add to Shelf
Williams prays for the youth at the beginning, talks about the representation of the general population. Morning Session, October 13, 1998 (2:02:49)
Box-Item 9.30: Governor's Summit Part 2, 1998 Add to Shelf
Governor Kitzhaber talks about how each system needs to be able to get the services it needs. Williams concludes by giving a brief speech about how everybody should think about the kids. Afternoon Session, October 13, 1998 (1:25:02)
Box-Item 9.31: Joe Holcomb Coalition of Black Men Memorial March, 1987 Add to Shelf
News Coverage: Harold Williams and the Coalition of Black Men lead a march in memory of Joe Holcomb. December 19, 1987 (0:09:27)
Box-Item 9.32: Joe Holcomb Shooting, 2004 Add to Shelf
KGW TV: Williams says that the information in the case about officers shooting a black kid should be presented to the public as well as to the grand jury. April 28, 2004 (0:04:07)
Box-Item 9.33: Joe Holcomb, Minority Contractor's Lawsuit, 1988 Add to Shelf
Williams is referred to during the Minority Contractors Lawsuit, Harold speaks about the missing witness to the Holcomb shooting. October 7, 1988 (0:04:51)
Box-Item 9.34: Library Tape, 1990-1992 Add to Shelf
MLK Jr. Vigil, Harold Williams briefly portrayed; First Source Program, African American Festival, Pioneer Courthouse Square Rally. April 4, 1990 - June 10, 1992(0:42:42)
Box-Item 9.35: Library Tape, 1990-1991 Add to Shelf
Convention Center Contract: Williams says he's optimistic about jobs at the new convention center and minorities being given equal pay; violence toward a black kid. August 31, 1990 - August 16, 1991 (0:43:47)
Box-Item 9.36: Library Tape, 1990-1991 Add to Shelf
Operation PUSH, Williams says that the African American Community is united in wanting Nike to hire more minorities. September 14, 1990 - April 24, 1991(0:36:58)
Box-Item 9.37: Library Tape, 1991 Add to Shelf
Williams speaks about how Gresham High School students should remain calm in the wake of 6 arson fires and 3 bomb threats in one week, also asks the media to focus on the positives of the situation. September 27, 1991 - December 19, 1991 (0:18:16)
Box-Item 9.38: Library Tape, 1993-1994 Add to Shelf
2 out of 4 police officers get charged with guilty sentences for violence toward a black kid, Williams speaks about black businesses needing funding from banks. April 17, 1993 - May 12, 1994 (0:13:24)
Box-Item 10.1: Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary, undated Add to Shelf
Video of Malcolm X produced by Grassroot News (1:02:00)
Box-Item 10.2: Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Ainsworth Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, 2002 Add to Shelf
Williams is an honored guest and gives a short speech at this ribbon cutting ceremony. December 4, 2002 (0:53:02)
Box-Item 10.3: Martin Luther King Jr. Statue Dedication, undated Add to Shelf
Williams attends the dedication of Northwest Natural's MLK Jr. statue. (1:41:59)
Box-Item 10.4: Matron's Farewell for Mrs. Wattley, 1987 Add to Shelf
Memorial service for Mrs. Wattley, a church member. July 19, 1987 (2:07:17)
Box-Item 10.5: Mayor's Forum: Construction Trades Intern Program, 1992 Add to Shelf
Interns in the program speak about their work. September 30, 1992 (0:10:00)
Box-Item 10.6: News Clips: Harold Williams, 1989 Add to Shelf
News clips concerning racism, a swearing in ceremony, and the celebration of MLK Jr.'s birthday. January 4, 1989 - January 17, 1989 (0:40:07)
Box-Item 10.7: News Conference, channel 6, 1987 Add to Shelf
Williams contributes to a panel discussing if the city of Portland is giving minorities enough work. July 24, 1987 (0:29:22)
Box-Item 10.8: Nike Boycott in Portland, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 10.9: Omar and Pete Clips, undated Add to Shelf
Community screening version, funding provided by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. (1:00:00)
Box-Item 10.10: Paul Kreiders' Party, 1996 Add to Shelf
Williams says Paul Kreiders was a kind of angel. May 1, 1996 (0:25:4)
Box-Item 10.11: P.O.P. Job Issue, 1990 Add to Shelf
Williams speaks about the impact of the P.O.P. and the City of Portland's joint plan on jobs for the community. February 3, 1990 (0:48:23)
Box-Item 10.12: Portland City Council, 1992 Add to Shelf
NAMCO addresses the Council on minority business issues. Discussion of how Slayden Construction denied African American contractors work. September 14, 1992 (0:36:01)
Box-Item 10.13: Portland City Council, 1992 Add to Shelf
Williams speaks to the Portland City Council to thank the members for its First Source Program that led to the Construction Trades Intern Program, with which Slayden Construction was involved. September 30, 1992 (0:09:58)
Box-Item 10.14: Portland City Council, 2003 Add to Shelf
Proposal for Star Park Parking Garage put forth by the Alliance of Minority Chambers and Star Park Management is approved. May 22, 2003 (1:14:06)
Box-Item 10.15: Portland Community College Graduation, 1994 Add to Shelf
Harold speaks and introduces Mr. VanDyke.
Box-Item 10.16: Portland Neighborhood Revitalization Meeting, 1989 Add to Shelf
Williams is depicted when hate crimes are discussed. KOIN CH 6, 11:07 PM; Piedmont Neighborhood 100th Anniversary, KGW CH 8, 11:13 PM. April 16, 1989 - April 26, 1989 (0:07:10)
Box-Item 10.17: Rites of Passage Program, undated Add to Shelf
Rites of Passage program dinner. (2:00:32)
Box-Item 10.18: "Save Our Streets", undated Add to Shelf
PROJECT POOCH "Save Our Streets:" Dogs are used as a rehabilitation assistant for Juvenile Delinquents. (0:06:30)
Box-Item 10.19: Success Academy, 1996 Add to Shelf
Teens in the program practice their public speaking. April 18, 1996 - April 23, 1996 (0:31:24)
Box-Item 10.20: Success Academy, 1996 Add to Shelf
Teens in the program practice their public speaking (0:14:07)
Box-Item 10.21: Success Academy Breakfast, 1997 Add to Shelf
MacLaren School, Williams gives a brief speech and answers questions. (0:40:45)
Box-Item 10.22: Success Academy: Out-Front House, undated Add to Shelf
KNMT TV-24 National Minority Television, Williams speaks about the Success Academy and the Out-Front House. (1:00:47)
Box-Item 10.23: Success Academy: Out-Front House, NW Focus, undated Add to Shelf
Williams discusses the Out-Front House as a drug, alcohol, and mental help house directed towards kids with these addictions. (0:29:20)
Box-Item 10.24: Town Hall Meeting, undated Add to Shelf
Williams attends a Town Hall meeting to discuss racism in Portland. (0:34:00)
Box-Item 10.25: Town Hall Meeting: "The Verdict and The Violence", 1992 Add to Shelf
Discussion of the aftermath of the Rodney King Incident. May 10, 1992
Box-Item 10.26: TACS Award Winners, 1997 Add to Shelf
Examples of TACS footage reel for Williams to prepare for his filming sessions. (0:01:00)
Box-Item 10.27: TACS Out Front House, 1998 Add to Shelf
Williams' footage for the TACS award. January 27, 1998 (0:00:46)
Box-Item 10.28: "The View From This Side" Interviews, 2002 Add to Shelf
Mrs. Williams is featured. (0:45:00)
Box-Item 10.29: "The View From This Side" PCA TV, undated Add to Shelf
(0:30:00)
Series 10: Audio, 1987-2006 Add to Shelf
Series 10 consists of sound recordings of speeches, sermons, meetings, and interviews assembled by Williams. Of special note are an undated interview with Williams and recordings from the 1988 Broadous Family reunion. All of the recordings are audio cassette tapes.
Extent: 27 audio cassette tapes
Box-Item 11.1: Broadous Family Reunion, 1988 Add to Shelf
Trebbie Brown Speaking
Extent: 3 tapes
Box-Item 11.2: Broadous Family Service, 1988 Add to Shelf
Reverend Broadous Speaking
Extent: 2 tapes
Box-Item 11.3: Metro Council Meeting--Africa Bush Contract, 1987 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 tapes
Box-Item 11.4: Metro Council, 1988 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.5: NCBMP Breakfast Session, 1995 Add to Shelf
National Coalition of Black Meeting Planners (?).
Box-Item 11.6: Oregon Convention and Visitor Services "I believe I Can Fly", 1999 Add to Shelf
Keynote Speaker: Patricia Russell McCloud
Box-Item 11.7: Presidential Address: William J. Clinton with Robert Reich and Richard Riley, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.8: "Building Strong Families Based on Biblical Principles", 1996 Add to Shelf
Dr. James E. Martin, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Box-Item 11.9: "The Danger of Disrespect", 1996 Add to Shelf
Pastor Thomas
Box-Item 11.10: "Fight Like A Man", 1996 Add to Shelf
Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Extent: 5 tapes
Box-Item 11.11: "Getting Ready for Battle", undated Add to Shelf
Dr. James E. Martin, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
Box-Item 11.12: Haman Cross, Jr., undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.13: "A Holy People", 1990 Add to Shelf
Minister John Pearce
Box-Item 11.14: "A Lesson From the Lilies", 1997 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.15: "Really Free", 1992 Add to Shelf
Reverend Wright
Box-Item 11.16: "Opening to Love, The Seventh Invitation, Widen Your World, Part Two", 2004 Add to Shelf
Reverend Richard C. Everts
Box-Item 11.17: "You Don't Have to Stay in the Shape that you are in", undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.18: Staples, 2006 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 11.19: Interview: Harold Williams Glow Love Ministries, undated Add to Shelf
Series 11: Plaques, 1984-2012 Add to Shelf
Series 11 consists of 24 awards and plaques received by Williams in recognition of his community service and leadership.
Box-Item 12.1: Portland Community College Leadership as Chairperson, 1994-2010 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 plaques
Box-Item 12.2: Portland Community College Dedicated Service Award, 1998-2011 Add to Shelf
Extent: 4 plaques
Box-Item 12.3: Portland Community College Project Independence, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.4: PGE/TACS Community Treasure, 1998 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.5: Oregon Assembly for Black Affairs Economic Development Award, 1996 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 12.6: Jefferson High School Image Award, 1984-1985 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.1: The Portland Observer Foundation Community Service Honorary Award, 2012 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.2: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Emerald Award for Lifetime Achievement, 2012 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.3: MacLaren Youth Correctional Facility, 2002 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.4: Portland YO Program Community Champions Award, 2005 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.5: St. Mary's Home Appreciation Award, 1998-2001 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.6: Service Achievement Award, 2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.7: Cornerstone Member, 1994 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.8: Albina Ministerial Alliance Recognition Award, undated Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.9: Outstanding Community Leadership, 1993 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.10: American Contract Compliance Association (ACCA) Rising Star Award, 1997 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.11: Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Trustee Leadership Award, 2010 Add to Shelf
Box-Item 13.12: Portland Jaycees Distinguished Service Award, undated Add to Shelf
Series 12: Artifacts, circa 1996 Add to Shelf
Series 12 includes two medals received by Williams that recognize his support of the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team; one medal from Jefferson High School; and a piece of woodwork received as a gift from Ghana.
Box-Item 15.1 - 15.4 Add to Shelf