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Okropong. Courtesy Obo Addy Legacy Project

Type: Online Video, Lecture, Musical Performance     Series: History Pub

The Legacy of Obo Addy and His Impact in the Pacific Northwest

For decades, the musical traditions of Ghana were explored and extended by Ghana-born and Portland-based drummer, composer, and bandleader Obo Addy. Together with his world beat band, Kukrudu, and traditional quartet, Okropong, Addy was one of Ghana's greatest musical ambassadors. Join us for a presentation on Obbo Addy's impact on the Pacific Northwest, including a performance by Okropong.

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • 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
Mitzi Loftus with her family at the Tule Lake Internment Camp. (McMenamins)

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

Detained by My Country


McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Rabbi Joshua Stampfer, the Rev. Dr. Rodney Page, and Mr. Frank Afranji

Type: Special Event, Panel Discussion     

Oregonians’ Efforts for Peace in the Middle East


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Marilyn Keller in Adelaide, 2015. © YacekS

Type: Musical Performance, Partner Event, Special Event     

From Maxville to Vanport: Community Input Event


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
The Vineyard Years: A Memoir with Recipes

Type: Book Talk     

The Vineyard Years: A Memoir with Recipes


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Family-friendly

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Race and Resistance in Early Twentieth Century Oregon


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Children at Swan Island refugee center set up by the Red Cross after the Vanport Flood, 1948. OrHi 90661. Photographs: Portland - NE Neighborhoods - Vanport [graphic]; Photo file #1689-A; 1948/05

Type: Television Broadcast, Online Video     Series: Oregon Experience

Vanport


OPB-TV

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Theodore Roosevelt recreator Joe Wiegand. Photo by Mark Glenn Studio

Type: Special Event, Partner Event     Series: Teddy Roosevelts Oregon Roadshow

Teddy Roosevelt Performance at Heritage Dinner


Umatilla County Historical Society
108 S.W. Frazer
Pendleton, Oregon 97801

  • Family-friendly
Theodore Roosevelt recreator Joe Wiegand. Photo by Mark Glenn Studio

Type: Special Event, Lecture     Series: Teddy Roosevelts Oregon Roadshow

An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt


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

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly