Mad Hatter's Ball 1963


The prize winners at the Urban League of Portland's Mad Hatters Ball in 1963. Ida McClendon is the second woman from the left with Martha Jordan to the left of her. Ida McClendon was married to William McClendon, founder, and editor of the Portland Observer and a prominent figure in the Portland Civil Rights Community from 1938-1996. Martha Jordan was the first African-American teacher hired by the Portland Public Schools district and later became the Administrator for the Early Childhood Education Program. Visit the Oregon Multicultural Archives for more:

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