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Voices from the Edge on 02-23-12 Gwen Trice and a Forgotten African American Community

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Thu, 02/23/2012

Gwen Trice and a Forgotten African American Community

You won't find African American loggers or Oregon's only segregated school in the public murals or other memorials to our state's history. It took a black woman from La Grande who was interested in her father's early years in Oregon to bring to light the story of Maxville, a company town near Wallowa in eastern Oregon where 50-60 African Americans lived and worked in the timber industry.

55:07 minutes (50.46 MB)

 

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