Oral history interview with George Eighmey, by Sarah Kinney and Juliet Salvato [Transcript]

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Oral history interview with George Eighmey, by Sarah Kinney and Juliet Salvato [Transcript]


  • 2009-02-15 (Creation)


Transcript; 20 pages

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George Eighmey, Portland resident, was a lawyer and Oregon legislator involved with OGALLA (Oregon Gay & Lesbian Law Association) and organized political opposition to ballot measures brought by the Oregon Citizens Alliance during the 1980s and 1990s. Eighmey was instrumental in progressive causes including medical marijuana, ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act), and Death with Dignity.

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Transcript. George Eighmey discusses his involvement with progressive causes, his life in the Portland neighborhood of Ladd's Addition, and his years as an Oregon legislator during the 1990s.

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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

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  • eng

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Oral history interview with George Eighmey,by Sarah Kinney and Juliet Salvato, 2009 February 15, SR 11434, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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