Interview with Vanport flood survivor Ed Washington
Ed Washington was a child living in Vanport, Oregon, in 1948, when the Columbia River flooded into the largest public housing project in the U-S at the time, leaving 18,500 people homeless, a large number of whom were black. The event changed race relations in Portland forever.
He speaks with KBOO's Jenka Soderberg about life in Vanport, and the Memorial Day flood of 1948.
- Length: 33:53 minutes (31.03 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)