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JFK with Harry Swanson in Astoria. Photo by Frank Sterrett. OrHi 13200 bb015439

Type: Exhibit Opening     

Members Opening Reception for “High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy”


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
Arline Moore and the Rev. Sherman Burgoyne, leaders of the League for Liberty & Justice in Hood River, look up at the

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Stories of Resistance to Japanese American Incarceration and Discrimination


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Lava Butte Lookout. U.S. Forest Service photo

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

Smoke Watchers: Fire Lookouts of Central Oregon


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
T.J. Stiles. Photo by Michael Lionstar

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

T.J. Stiles


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

Photo card catalog

Type: Workshop     

Genealogy Workshop — History for the Genealogist and How to Use Historical Societies


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Researchers
  • Teachers
WWI “Clear-The-Way!” Howard Chandler Christy war bond poster. (1918)

Type: Lecture     Series: World War I Centennial

The U.S. Goes to the Great War: What Happened, Why It Matters Today


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
Marie Equi mugshot, an Oregonian convicted under the Espionage and Sedition Acts, San Quentin State Penitentiary, courtesy California State Archives

Type: Panel Discussion     Series: World War I Centennial

Dissent and World War I in the United States and Oregon


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
2016 Oregon History Day Best Entry Winner Jake Sprenger from Helix High School

Type: Education Event, Special Event     

Oregon History Day


Concordia University
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, Oregon 97211

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Sea otter, illustration from Western Shore magazine, OrHi39207

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Nature History of the Cascades and Beyond


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Jeff Greenfield

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

Jeff Greenfield


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