Events

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2017 Oregon History Day participants

Type: Education Event     

Educator Night at the Oregon Historical Society


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • 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
Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival

Type: Special Event, Panel Discussion     

Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival


Portland Art Museum, Oregon Historical Society, and neighboring venues.
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
The Art of the Protest Song

Type: Musical Performance, Special Event     Series: Second Sunday

The Art of the Protest Song


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
The Last of the President’s Men by Bob Woodward

Type: Book Talk     

History Book Club: The Last of the President’s Men


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill

Type: Book Talk     

Churchill Style: The Art of Being Winston Churchill


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
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
Black United Front leader, Ron Herndon, stands on a desk at a School Board protest against the closure of Harriet Tubman Middle School, March 30, 1982. Steve Nehl, Oregon Journal. OrHi 95005 ba018353

Type: Exhibit Opening     

Members Opening Reception—Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • RSVP Required
  • Free for Members
  • Members Only
  • Family-friendly