Anywhere but Here: The History of Housing Discrimination in Oregon, A Portable Museum Quality Exhibit

The exhibit consists of photographs, text, and quotes. The seven panels chronicle Oregon’s largely unknown history of discrimination, segregation and displacement; the progress we’ve made in overcoming this history and the challenges that remain.

The easy-to-assemble exhibit is available for conferences, cultural celebrations, government buildings, local museums, colleges, libraries and other venues throughout Oregon.

Specifications:

    • * Size: Seven panels, each 34” x 85”;11 lbs.
    • * Transport: The two crates are on wheels and fit in the trunks of most vehicles. FHCO will arrange for shipping for longer distances.
    • * Cost: $250 administrative fee plus shipping, if needed.
    • * Availability: One day to two weeks.
    • * Assembly: Requires one person; 30 minutes to assemble.

Click here to preview a PDF of the panels

To Reserve: Contact us at (503) 223-8197 Ext. 104 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Did you know…anywherebut image3 In 1945, the Social Work Journal declared Portland the “most discriminatory city north of the Mason-Dixon line”?

anywherebut image2Oregon’s first Constitution, passed in 1857, denied African-Americans the right to live in the state?

anywherebut image4Before the Fair Housing Act was amended in 1988, more than 60% of Oregon’s rental units were off-limits to children?