Southern Pacific employee picnic


In this photograph from the 1950s, African American employees of Southern Pacific Railroad sing during a company picnic in a Portland Park. Learn more about the Southern Pacific Red Electric Lines from the Oregon Encyclopedia



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  • PUpic_001311



File format


  • OrHi 44788; Photo file 113-A

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