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African Americans -- Civil rights -- Oregon -- Portland -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Cheryl D. James defense committee records

 Collection — Folder 1-3: [Barcode: i50142860]
Identifier: A 307
Abstract Cheryl Dawn James was an eighteen-year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of assaulting an FBI agent; a group of interested parties formed a defense committee on her behalf and argued that racism within the court and the FBI had factored into the case. The collection (1967-1975) contains defense committee records, clippings, printed matter, and also newsletters from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Dates: 1967-1975