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Oregon, My Oregon exhibit

Type: Special Event     

Oregon My Oregon Exhibit Closing Celebration


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
“Pittmon’s [Residential Security] Map of Portland, Ore. and vicinity, compiled from records on file in the offices of the city and county engineers.”  Copyright and published by Armena Pittmon, 1934, Portland.

Type: Lecture     Series: Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary

Making Home and Community Before and After the Fair Housing Act


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
2017 Oregon History Day grand prize winner Eshani Jha and her mom, winner of round trip airfare to Washington D.C to participate in National History Day.

Type: Education Event, Special Event     

Oregon History Day


Concordia University
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Annette Gordon-Reed

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

Annette Gordon-Reed


First Congregational United Church of Christ
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Man inspecting trees, hand colored lantern slide, bb015482

Type: Special Event     

Annual Meeting of the Membership


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition, by Linda Gordon

Type: Book Talk     Series: History Book Club

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
  • Free for Members
1940 Population Questionnaire via www.census.gov

Type: Workshop     

Locating Families in the US Censuses


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Researchers
Mixed race group of children carrying sign reading No Child is Free Until ALL are Free, circa late 1950s. Courtesy of The New York Public Library Digital Collections

Series: Family Saturday

Family Saturday with an African American Twist


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Steve Hendricks holding a bottle of Henricks Legacy Pinot noir

Type: Special Event     

Ruby Vineyard Hendricks Legacy Pinot Noir Release Party


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • RSVP Required
  • Free for Members
  • Members Only
  • Adults
Swahili women’s group celebrates at the community garden; courtesy African Family Holistic Health Organization

Type: Special Event, Partner Event, Dance Performance     

Our Story. Our Voice. Our Culture.


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly