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Tillamook Burn, 1933, bb004576

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Legacy of Fire: Examining the Past for Clues to Oregon’s Wildfire Future


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
The People’s School: A History of Oregon State University by Dr. William G. Robbins

Type: Book Talk     

The Making of “The People’s School: A History of Oregon State University”


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Rose Mary Villanueva with her parents, godfather “Chap” Cruz Campo, and her godmother Magdalena Campos on her baptism day. June 1, 1947. Courtesy Latino Roots in Oregon Project

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Latinas in Oregon History: Women’s Stories from the Latino Roots Project


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Photo card catalog

Type: Workshop     

Genealogy Workshop — Bury the Dead, Not the Living: Organizing Your Records


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Researchers
Sandra Ford, Black Panthers, at a demonstration in support of repressed peoples at the U.S. Courthouse on February 14, 1970. Courtesy City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-005.2957

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Untold Stories of the Civil Rights Movement


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Democracy in Chains by Nancy MacLean

Type: Lecture, Book Talk     

The Origins of Today’s Radical Right and the Crisis in Our Democracy


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
Storage at The Municipal Auditorium, home to the Oregon Historical Society from 1917 – 1966

Type: Workshop     

How to Create a Genealogy Research Plan and Stay Focused


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Researchers
Urban League housing first priority in 50s c1950s neg25446

Type: Lecture     Series: Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary

Housing Segregation and Resistance in Portland, Oregon: Notes from New Research


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
“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
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