"A peculiar paradise" photographic collection, circa 1778-1940  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
"A peculiar paradise" photographic collection
Dates
circa 1778-1940 (inclusive)
Quantity
.02 cubic feet (16 photographs in 1 folder)
Collection Number
Org. Lot 482
Summary
16 black and white photographs, ca. 1788-1940, of African Americans in Portland, Oregon used in the book "A Peculiar Paradise" by Elizabeth McLagan.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

16 black and white photographs, ca. 1788-1940, of African Americans in Portland, Oregon used in the book "A Peculiar Paradise" by Elizabeth McLagan. Subjects include: the Golden West Hotel; E. D. Cannaday, editor of "The Advocate"; Mr. and Mrs. Bogle; the YWCA on Williams Ave.; E. Richardson; J. A. Merriman; James P. Beckwourth; F. D. Thomas Caterer; the Waldo House; the Bethel and Mt. Olivet Sunday School; B. M. Cannaday; etc.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library before any reproduction use. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright owners.

Preferred Citation

"A Peculiar Paradise" Photographic Collection, Org. Lot 482, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • African American newspaper editors -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • African Americans -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Blacks -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Caterers and catering -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Newspaper editors -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs.
  • Corporate Names :
  • Bethel and Mt. Olivet Sunday School (Portland, Or.) -- Photographs.
  • F. D. Thomas Caterer (Portland, Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Golden West Hotel (Portland, Or.) -- Photographs.
  • Young Women's Christian Association (Portland, Or.). -- Williams Avenue Branch -- Photographs.
  • Family Names :
  • Beckwourth, James Pierson, -- 1798-1866 -- Photographs.
  • Bogle, America -- Photographs.
  • Bogle, Richard A. -- Photographs.
  • Cannaday, Edward -- Photographs.
  • Cannady, Beatrice -- Photographs.
  • Merriman, J. A. -- Photographs.
  • Richardson, E. -- Photographs.
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs. -- aat