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Reverend Yoshio Iwanaga, dancing at an obon festival, late 1940s. Portland State University, accessed July 26, 2017, https://exhibits.library.pdx.edu/exhibits/show/obondancing/item/938

Type: Partner Event, Special Event, Exhibit Opening     

Obon Dance Workshop


Japanese American Historical Plaza
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Portland, Oregon 97209

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Rep. Edith Green about to introduce N.Y. Senator Robert Kennedy at Labor Center Auditorium. Org. no. 0091P228, neg. no. 011051

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Oregon’s Edith Green: Champion for Education and Equality


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Vanport Jazz Festival

Type: Partner Event, Concert     

Vanport Jazz Festival

Portland Meadows
1001 N Schmeer Road
Portland, Oregon 97217

  • Family-friendly
Tom McCall stands outside log barricade on Beach  -  Org Lot 353 Box 1 Folder 23 - Neg No 52610 bb005805

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Beyond the Beach Bill: Statewide Debates over Public Beaches


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
John F Kennedy and Edith Green next to airplane. Photo by Frank Sterrett. OrHi 47017 bb015441

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Oregonians Remember JFK


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over Civil Rights, by Steven Levingston

Type: Book Talk     

History Book Club


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
US State Department portrait of Caroline Kennedy, United States Ambassador to Japan as of 2013

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

An Evening with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy


Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Multnomah County poor farm on Canyon Rd, before 1909 move to Troutdale. In 1928 grounds were assigned to Hoyt Arboretum. 351p002 1142-17 CN 021251

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

From Poor Farm to Global Attraction: The History of Portland’s International Rose Test Garden


McMenamins Kennedy School
5736 NE 33rd Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Lee Hing Family, photographed by Tim Brown. OrHi 104949 bb013814

Type: Workshop     

Genealogy Workshop — Researching Chinese-American Family History


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Book sale at Oregon Historical Society, May 6, 1961, Al Monner

Type: Special Event     

Holiday Cheer


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free