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Interpretive Essay Bibliography

Michael McGregor

The Vanport Flood and Racial Change in Portland


Little William A. and James E. Weiss, eds. Blacks in Oregon: A Statistical and Historical Report (Portland, Ore.: Black Studies Center and Center for Population Research and Census, 1978)

McLagan, Elizabeth. A Peculiar Paradise: A History of Blacks in Oregon, 1788-1940 (Portland, Ore.: Georgian Press, 1980)

“Collections: Oral History Interview: Kathryn Hall Bogle on the African-American Experience in Wartime Portland,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 93, pp. 394-405.

Davis, Lenwood G. “Sources for History of Blacks in Oregon,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 73, pp. 197-211.

McElderry, Stuart “Vanport Conspiracy Rumors and Social Relations in Portland, 1940-1950,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 99, pp. 134-163.

Taylor, Quintard “The Emergence of Black Communities in the Pacific Northwest, 1864-1910,” Journal of Negro History 64, pp. 342- 354

Grandmother's Flower Garden

Duniway, Abigail Scott. Pathbreaking: An Autobiographical Sketch of the Equal Suffrage Movement in the Pacific Coast States (Portland, 1914)

Baker, Jean H. ed. Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited (Oxford: University of Oxford Press, 2002).

Ward, Jean M. and Elaine A. Maveety, eds. Yours for Liberty: Selection from Abigail Scott Duniway’s Suffrage Newspaper (Corvallis, Ore.: Oregon State University Press, 2000).

Marilley, Suzanne M. Woman Suffrage and the Origins of Liberal Feminism in the United States, 1820-1920  (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996).

Shirley, Gayle Corbett. More than Petticoats: Remarkable Oregon Women (Helena, Mont.: Two Dot, 1988).

Moynihan, Ruth Barnes. Rebel for Rights: Abigail Scott Duniway (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1983).

Kessler, Lauren “A Siege of the Citadels: Search for a Public Forum for the Ideas of Oregon Woman Suffrage,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 84, pp. 116-202.

Shein, Debra “Not Just the Vote: Abigail Scott Duniway’s Serialized Novels and the Struggle for Women’s Rights,” Oregon Historical Quarterly 93, pp. 302-327.