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Gloria Brown, the first African American woman to attain the rank of Forest Supervisor at the U.S. Forest Service, has written a book about her experiences, ‘Black Woman in Green,” recently published by Oregon State University Press.

Gloria Brown, the first African American woman to attain the rank of Forest Supervisor at the U.S. Forest Service, has written a book about her experiences, ‘Black Woman in Green,” recently published by Oregon State University Press.

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Portland woman tells story of her historic journey

Through perseverance, hard work and smarts, Portland woman ascended and became the first African American woman to be named a Forest Supervisor with the U.S. Forest Service.