An Oregon Safe House

25 minutes

This interview with Eric Richardson tells the story of the Mims House, a ‘Safe House’ in Eugene. Many people are surprised to learn that blacks weren’t welcome to stay overnight, even into the 1960s.  Eric grew up knowing the Mims family and is President of the Eugene / Springfield Chapter of the NAACP.

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