Oregon Experience

The Logger's Daughter

Season 3 Episode 304 | 27m 16s Video has closed captioning.

In 1923, a Missouri lumber company built a town in northeastern Oregon named Maxville. Hundreds of loggers left Arkansas and Mississippi to live and work there. Many brought their families, and many were African-Americans. This program follows an African-American woman who was born and raised in Eastern Oregon, as she sets out to explore her family's past.

Aired: 05/07/09

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.