Urban League Meeting in the Benson Hotel


The Urban League held meetings around Portland, including this one in the Benson Hotel, in 1945. The Urban League’s first headquarters was in the doctor’s offices of Dr. DeNorval Unthank on SW 6th and Burnside (site of Big Pink), which was too small for large meetings.

Collections with this item



Rights & Usage

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. 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. Photographs Dept., Oregon Historical Society


  • PUpic_001327



File format


  • OrHi 25437; Photo file 113-A

Add new comment

You must have Javascript enabled to use this form.