A biography of Ahmad Rashad – a Portland native, a University of Oregon football star, an NFL-Pro Bowler, and a sports broadcasting icon.
A biography of Charles Jordan – Portland’s first Black city commissioner, and a longtime director of Portland City Parks.
A biography of Lyllye Reynolds-Parker – an educator and one of Eugene’s most important civil rights champions.
A biography of Grafton Tyler Brown – the first Black professional painter in the Pacific Northwest.
A biography of America Waldo – a former slave and the matriarch of a northwest Black pioneer family.
A biography of Carrie Halsell Ward – the first Black graduate of Oregon State University.
A biography of James Monroe Jones – an American expatriate who became one of the most celebrated gunsmiths in 19th century Canada.
A biography of Hiram “Hi” Gorman – a formerly enslaved Oregon settler who became a prominent figure in the Salem community.
A biography of Margaret Johnson Bailes – a legendary track athlete from Eugene.