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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
Chinese Exclusion Act

Type: Film Showing, Panel Discussion     

The Chinese Exclusion Act


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Adults
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
“The Beaverton Outlaws” In the 1930s, a group of air-minded Oregonians started one of the first homebuilding clubs. Here, the pilots and builders banded together against a new threat: federal regulation. Courtesy Oregon Aviation Historical Society

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

The Beaverton Outlaws


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Cherry eaters at the Cherry Fair - Salem, Ore. Yeon Collection, Acc 7304, Box 1.

Type: Slide Presentation     

A Land of Milk and Honey: An Illuminated Guide to Oregon’s Bounty


Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
1501 East Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, Washington 98661

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers