Collection Org. Lot 587 - Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs photographs, 1953-1988.

Oregon Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Annual club women of the year awards, Portland, c.1985. Oregon Association of Colored Women’s Clubs scholarship recipients, 1975 Little Women’s Club Mother’s Day Tea Katherine Gray Club meeting

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Org. Lot 587

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Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs photographs, 1953-1988.

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  • 1953 - 1988 (Creation)

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0.28 cubic feet (25 photographs and printed material in 7 folders).

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(1912-)

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Photographs and other materials that were assembled for the Northwest Black Heritage exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society, documenting the history and activities of the Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs and its constituent groups. The photographs depict the presidents of the Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs, including Katherine Gray, the association's first president; state and regional conventions; affiliated clubs; community service activities; winners of the association's Katherine Gray Memorial Scholarship; and federated girls' clubs associated with the organization. Also included is a photograph of the exhibit panel and photocopies of newspaper clippings and other materials used in the exhibit panel.

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  • Citation: Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs photographs, Org. Lot 587, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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