Useful resources for your Vanport Assignment.
Check out the boxes below for info on:
* Vanport and The Flood
* The Geology and Environment of Vanport
* Societal and Racial Aftermath of the Flood
Vanport Documentary. OPB, the Oregon Experience. Online video.
Vanport: Oregon's Lost City. Online video.
Vanport and the Columbia River Floods of 1948. Online video.
Vanport Flood. Multnomah County Archives. Online video taken by the sheriff department immediatly after the flood (no sound.)
The Wake of Vanport. The Skanner News.
Dodds, G. (2000). The college that would not die : The first fifty years of Portland State University, 1946-1996 (1st ed.). Portland, Or.: Oregon Historical Society Press.
PSU Library Circulation Desk Reserves LD4571 .P4 D63 2000 (24 hour loan)
PSU Library Ready Reference -- 2nd floor LD4571 .P4 D63 2000 (Library use only)
The Vanport Flood. From the Oregon History Project of the Oregon Historical Society.
Skovgaard, D. (2007). Oregon Voices: Memories of the 1948 Vanport Flood. Oregon Historical Quarterly, 108(1), 88-106.
"Vanport and the 1948 Vanport Flood." Part of The Columbia River: A Photographic Journey."
Maben, M. (1987). Vanport /. Portland, Or. : Oregon Historical Society Press.
PSU Library Circulation Desk Reserves F884 .V36 M33 1987
Smith, A., & Taylor, Q. (1980). "Racial Discrimination in the Workplace: a Study of Two West Coast Cities During the 1940s",The Journal of Ethnic Studies, 8(1), 35.
Johnson, P. (2016). A comprehensive integrated water resource assessment of potential changes to columbia river basin flood risk management policy (Order No. 10113953).
Floods of May-June 1948 in Columbia River Basin : a presentation of data on floods, gathered from selected gaging stations and other sources / By: Paulsen, Carl G.
Cannon, C., Fountain, Andrew G., Burns, Scott, & O'Connor, Jim. (2015). Landforms along the Lower Columbia River and the Influence of Humans, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Cornelius, T., & Deloria, Philip J. (2010). A River Imaginary: Nature and Narrative in the Columbia River Gorge, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Columbia Slough Watershed. The City of Portland Environmental Services.
Columbia Slough Report Card. The City of Portland Environmental Services.
Columbia Slough Watershed Characterization, June 2005. The City of Portland. Online chapters below:
A Brief History. Chapter 3.
Land Use and Demographics. Chapter 4.
Steam Flow and Hydrology Characterization. Chapter 5.
Physical Habitat and Biological Communities. Chapter 7.
Flood Control and Levee Safety in Oregon. MCDD Flood Protection PDF of slides.
Pearson, R. (2001). 'A menace to the neighborhood' - Housing and African Americans in Portland, 1941-1945. Oregon Historical Quarterly, 102(2), 159-179.
Mcelderry, S. (1998). Vanport Conspiracy Rumors and Social Relations in Portland, 1940-1950. Oregon Historical Quarterly, 99(2), 134-163.
Taylor, Q. (1981). The Great Migration: The Afro-American Communities of Seattle and Portland during the 1940s. Arizona and the West, 23(2), 109-126.
Hamberg, Michael James, "Flood of Change: The Vanport Flood and Race Relations in Portland, Oregon" (2017). All Master's Theses. 689.
Eyer, J. H. (1957). Report on the Negro in Portland: a progress report, 1945-1957. [Portland, Or.]: City Club of Portland.
Gibson, K. J. (2007). Bleeding Albina: A history of community disinvestment, 1940‐2000. Transforming Anthropology, 15(1), 3-25.
Mcelderry, S. (2001). Building a West Coast Ghetto: African-American Housing in Portland, 1910-1960. The Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 92(3), 137-148. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/40492659
Burton, S. L. (1993). The Portland Urban League 1945-1965: two decades of change in the Pacific Northwest.
Bishop, S. (1958). Negro housing in Portland (Doctoral dissertation, University of Oregon)
Matsumaru, M. (2007). The 1960s NAACP Campaign to Integrate Public Housing in Portland.
Vipperman, J., Barber, Katrine, Garrison, Tim, Hunte, Roberta, Johnson, David, & Sivitz, Paul. (2016). "On This, We Shall Build": The Struggle for Civil Rights in Portland, Oregon 1945-1953.
McElderry, S. (1998). The Problem of the Color Line: Civil Rights and Racial Ideology in Portland, Oregon, 1944-1965, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.
Robin J. Dunitz. (2010). The Albina Mural Project. Oregon Historical Quarterly, 111(4), 486-508. doi:10.5403/oregonhistq.111.4.0486