The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
United States District Court oral history project
Repository: Oregon Historical Society. Research Library
Collection Description (Extant): The U.S. District Court of Oregon Oral History Project contains interviews dealing with civil rights/black power including those of Judges Mercedes Deiz and Roosevelt Robinson as well as Kristine Olson. There are also several interviews with lawyers who participated as legal advisers in some of the southern civil rights cases.
Access Copy Note: This collection is still being processed.
Digital Status: Partial
Extent: Approximately 150 items
Finding Aid: The interviews are cataloged individually in the OHS catalog.
Interviewees: Mercedes Deiz, Roosevelt Robinson, Kristine Olson, Donald H. Marmaduke
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African American judges
African Americans--Civil rights--Oregon
Black Panther Party
Civil rights movements--Oregon
Civil rights movements--Southern States
National Urban League
Oregon--Politics and government