Early History of Albina

(from Oregon Historical Society link below)

(from Oregon Historical Society link below)

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/vanport-oregon-how-countrys-largest-housing-project-vanished-day-180954040/?no-ist       

·      The flooding of Vanport caused an influx of African Americans moving to Portland.

http://www.volgagermans.net/portland/albina.html  

·      History of the establishment of Albina from 1882 to the early 1920’s

http://www.ccrh.org/comm/slough/primary/another.htm      

·      Headline: There’s Another Vanport, Published August 3, 1947, About those displaced from the destruction of Vanport and how Portland needs to give them a place to settle, Includes quotes of people from Vanport (From Oregon Journal)

http://ohs.org/education/oregonhistory/historical_records/dspDocument.cfm?doc_ID=0001FE77-091B-1E6E-891B80B0527200A7

·      Albina becomes a part of Portland in 1891

http://ohs.org/education/oregonhistory/narratives/subtopic.cfm?subtopic_ID=202

·      African Americans settling in NE Portland