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Letter to Congressman Wyatt on the Poverty Program
Carbon copy of a letter to state representative Wendell Wyatt of Oregon's first congressional district. Nixon explains the benefits of Office of Economic Opportunity, Job Corps, and other poverty programs, which she claims Wyatt advocates closing.…

Letter to Birgetta Nixon on Community Action 1967 Elections
Letter to Birgetta Nixon, a resident of Cherry Grove, from Donald C. Jones, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Community Action for Washington County, Oregon. He asks her to bring additional guests to the elections for the Board in 1967. This…

Anti-property tax information bulletin
An "Information Bulletin" issued by the Property Owner's Division of the Oregon Association of Realtors, encouraging Oregon residents to write letters to elected officials and to newspapers opposing excessive property taxes. It includes a list of the…

Gaston Community Action September 1967 Meeting Minutes
Minutes for a meeting in Gaston, Oregon on starting a local Community Action group. The attendees discuss the relationship between the Office of Economic Opportunity and Community Action Oregon, as well as the services provided by, and the success…

Gaston Community Action October 1967 Meeting Minutes
Minutes for a meeting in Gaston, Oregon on a proposed neighborhood center for the Gaston area. The attendees discuss potential programs offered by the center. This is from a binder compiled by Birgetta Nixon, who was active in the anti-poverty…

Director's Interim Report
The report details the background and goals of the Washington County Community Action Organization. The report also describes the structure of the organization, the programs it offers, budget information for the 1967 fiscal year, and plans for the…

Sherwood Community Action Program Report
A report on the state of the Community Action Program in Sherwood, Or.. It discusses the politics surrounding the program and the problems facing it. This is from a binder compiled by Birgetta Nixon, who was active in the anti-poverty organization…

Washington County Pocket Budget
A pamphlet detailing the Budget of Washington County, Oregon for the 1967-1968 fiscal year. This is from a binder compiled by Birgetta Nixon, who was active in the anti-poverty organization Community Action in Oregon.

North Plains Community Center Daily Reports
Report on one individual's activities at the community center in North Plains, Oregon over two days. These activities include discussing job opportunities for individuals seeking work and attending a seminar on migrants. This is from a binder…

Washington County Charter
The home rule charter for Washington County, Oregon as amended in 1966. This is from a binder compiled by Birgetta Nixon, who was active in the anti-poverty organization Community Action in Oregon.