Programs, Research & Development

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The programs of Oregon Black Pioneers form the core of the organization’s ability to carry out it’s mission of telling our story. Its components include: research and presentations to include oral, displays, exhibits and publishing.

Request for Services Form. Click the form to download a printable copy to your computer.
Request for Services Form. Click the form to download a printable copy to your computer.

Presentations and exhibits on Oregon’s Black history have been done in schools of all levels, historical organizations and museums, libraries, civic and social clubs, and state and federal organizations and institutions across the state. Please contact Gwen Carr,  to request our services.

In 2015 our third major exhibit, “A Community on the Move”opened at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland.

Recent publications include: Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, published in 2011 and African Americans of Portlandpublished in 2013.