The State of Black Oregon is a statewide report on the social and economic conditions of African Americans in Oregon, focusing on specific areas such as as education, employment, housing, health, criminal justice and child welfare. "The report reveals a persistent gap in the living standards between black and white Oregonians, which is growing wider as a result of the economic downturn" (Urban League of Portland website).
1 p. Typed memo on University of Oregon Office of the President letterhead with hand notes regarding arrangements for a meeting between Johnny Holloway, executive assitant in the Office of Minority Affairs, and President Robert D. Clark to discuss minority admission and financial aid policies, as part of President Clark's wish to establish ongoing meetings with minority members of the University community., Document from the University of Oregon Office of the President.
4 p. Typed memo from Gerald K. Bogen, director of admissions to Barry M. Siegel, professor of economics regarding a meeting that Bogen attended in Portland, Oregon on the issue of inclusion and equality for minority students in the higher education system., Document from the University of Oregon Office of the President.
5 p. Excerpts from the April 7, 1965 issue of the CORE (Congress of Racial Equality) News Letter featuring articles on fund raising for upcoming activities and letters from two University of Oregon students doing civil rights work in Mississippi., Document from the University of Oregon Office of the President.
2 p. A typed memo dated May 31, 1968 from Donald Warfield of the University of Oregon President's Committee on Racism to Eugene Police Chief Ellsworth regarding rumors of potential racial violence., Document from the University of Oregon Office of the President.
1 p. A memo from University of Oregon President Arthur S. Flemming to Dr. Robert E. Agger regarding the establishment of a President's Committee on Racism as a response to requests by the Black Student Union to address racial issues on campus., Document from the University of Oregon Office of the President.
1 p. A typewritten report dated April 21, 1970 of an incident in which an American Indian student was shot by a Black student while in the Erb Memorial Union on the University of Oregon campus., Document from the University of Oregon Office of the President.