A Community on
the Move
Continuing through October 4th
The Oregon Black Pioneers present a groundbreaking exhibit about the courage and persistence of Portland’s black residents in the 1940s and early 1950s. This interactive exhibit engages visitors of all ages and backgrounds as it traces how the WWII shipyards, migration from the South, the Vanport flood, and urban renewal projects affected Portland’s black families and businesses.
Tom McCall Day
New bill declares March 22 as Tom McCall Day in Oregon
On Wednesday, April 29, Gov. Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 333 which “designates March 22 of each year as Tom McCall Day to commemorate Governor McCall and encourage school districts to educate children about Governor McCall’s legacy.” To assist educators, the Oregon Historical Society has created a service-learning curriculum focused on our 30th governor. Click to explore lesson plans, study units, and multimedia resources.

David Eisenhower
Thursday, June 25 at 7 pm
Join us for a special lecture on World War II with David Eisenhower, the grandson of Dwight D. Eisenhower. A noted historian, Eisenhower is the author of "Eisenhower: At War and Coming Home to Glory," and serves as Director of the Institute for Public Service at the Annenberg Public Policy Center and as a senior research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School of Communication.