"Ray Eaglin was a friend, a comrade, a people’s servant and a warrior." - Chuck Armsbury

Life & Legacy

Learn more about Ray Eaglin's life and legacy.

Family Photos © The Estate of Raymond Eaglin Raymond Eaglin

Downtown 81 (New York Beat) • Photo by Edo Bertoglio © New York Beat Film LLC, by permission to The Estate of Raymond Eaglin Raymond Eaglin
‘Red Kings’ 1981 © The Estate of Raymond Eaglin Raymond Eaglin

Features, Honors & Awards

Black Mark, Black Legend

"A Black artist and writer, who embarked on a personal journey to discover and document the history of Black artists in Portland, Oregon. She felt a deep need to understand how Black artists had survived and thrived in the region and wanted to ensure their stories were preserved...

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Oregon's past and present sports teams and athletes.

"Ray Eaglin was born December 18, 1941 in Galveston, Texas and grew up in Beaumont, Texas where he was an outstanding high school football player. He had an exceptional football career in the Marine Corp before earning a scholarship to the University of Oregon where he was an outstanding defensive lineman in 1965. An injury cut his college football career short, but in 1967 he played professional football for the Eugene Bombers of the Continental Football League....

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