This photograph shows the Bill Becker orchestra at McElroy’s Ballroom, Portland, Oregon, in the mid 1950s. The woman in the center is Berna Deanne Plummer, who was a member of Delta Sigma Theta, a secretary at the YMCA, and a social worker with Catholic Charities. McElroy's Ballroom was located downtown, on the current site of Portland City Hall. The photograph was taken by Herb Perkins. A Portland Family Album - 1995 exhibition at Blue Sky Gallery http://www.blueskygallery.org/exhibition/a-portland-family-album-self-portrait-of-an-african–american-community/#1
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