Removal of discriminatory sign

Description

Three documents are shown together. The first is a handwritten police report describing the removal of a sign discriminating against African Americans from a commercial shop window dated February 5, 1909. The second document is the typed police report about this sign, dated February 4, 1909. The last document, dated February 2, 1909, is a 2-page letter from the Advocate Publishing Company to Mayor Lane requesting the removal of signs discriminating against African Americans from the windows of restaurants and public houses. Such signs contravened the Charter of the City of Portland. Visit City of Portland Archives for more http://efiles.portlandoregon.gov/record/104497

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  • 4 pages

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In copyright. Used by permission of the copyright holder, who retains publication rights thereto. Use of resources from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Check with the City of Portland Archives for permission. Visit City of Portland Archives for more - http://efiles.portlandoregon.gov/record/104497

Identifier

  • PUtxt_000200

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February 5, 1909

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  • A2000-003

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