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Okropong. Courtesy Obo Addy Legacy Project

Type: Lecture, Musical Performance     Series: History Pub

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


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
John F Kennedy and Edith Green next to airplane. Photo by Frank Sterrett. OrHi 47017 bb015441

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Oregonians Remember JFK


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over Civil Rights, by Steven Levingston

Type: Book Talk     

History Book Club: Kennedy and King


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement, by Taylor Branch

Type: Book Talk     

History Book Club: The King Years


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
Mildred Jones shows items from Chieng Lung era at an antique show and sale in Portland, Oregon, to benefit the Oregon Historical Society. CN 012089 bb016181

Type: Special Event     

What’s It Worth?


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
US State Department portrait of Caroline Kennedy, United States Ambassador to Japan as of 2013

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

An Evening with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy


Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • 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
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
Lee Hing Family, photographed by Tim Brown. OrHi 104949 bb013814

Type: Workshop     

Genealogy Workshop — Researching Chinese-American Family History


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Researchers
  • Teachers