History of Housing Discrimination in Oregon:

  • African Americans of Portland, Oregon Black Pioneers, Kimberly Stowers Moreland
  • Cross Purposes: Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the Struggle Over Compulsory Public Education, Paula Abrams
  • Dreams of the West: A History of the Chinese in Oregon, 1850-1950, Ron Hongbaol
  • A Hundred Little Hitlers: The Death of a Black Man, the Trial of a White Racist, and the Rise of the NeoNazi, Elinor Langer
  • The Jews of Oregon, 1850-1950, Steven Lowenstein
  • Inside the Klavern: The Secret Minutes of an Oregon Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s, Edited by David A. Horowitz (annotated collection of the minutes of a thriving Klavern in LaGrande between 1922 and 1924)
  • Massacred for Gold: The Chinese in Hells Canyon, R. Gregory Nokes
  • Mexican Labor & World War II, Erasmo Gamboa
  • One Hundred Percent American: The Rebirth and Decline of the Kl Klux Klan in the 1920s, Thomas Pegram
  • A Peculiar Paradise: A History of Blacks in Oregon, 1788-1940, Elizabeth McLagan
  • Strangers in the Land, John Higham, (History of agitation for immigration restriction in early 20th century)
  • Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese Family, Lauren Kessler
  • Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism, James Loewen
  • Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Oregon, Marie Rose Wong
  • The Gift: The Oregon Nikkei Story…Retold, Deena K. Nakata

Fair Housing in General:

  • American Apartheid, Douglas Massey
  • The Failures of Integration: How Race and Class are Undermining the American Dream, Sheryll Cashin
  • Reimagining Equality: Stories of Gender, Race and Finding a Home, Anita Hill
  • Segregation: The Rising Cost for America, James H. Carr and Nandinee K. Kutty

Books for Children on Fair Housing:

History of Housing Discrimination in the United States:


  • Brick by Brick
  • Local Color
  • Race: The Power of An Illusion
  • Raisin in the Sun