Events

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High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

Type: Special Event     

Smithsonian Museum Day


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
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
Rabbi Joshua Stampfer, the Rev. Dr. Rodney Page, and Mr. Frank Afranji

Type: Special Event, Panel Discussion     

Oregonians’ Efforts for Peace in the Middle East


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • 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
Soldier of the 25th Infantry Division, c., 1969. Charles O. Haughey

Type: Television Broadcast, Online Video     Series: Oregon Experience

The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers


OPB-TV

The Vineyard Years: A Memoir with Recipes

Type: Book Talk     

The Vineyard Years: A Memoir with Recipes


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • 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

Type: Lecture     Series: Second Sunday

Race and Resistance in Early Twentieth Century Oregon


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Children at Swan Island refugee center set up by the Red Cross after the Vanport Flood, 1948. OrHi 90661. Photographs: Portland - NE Neighborhoods - Vanport [graphic]; Photo file #1689-A; 1948/05

Type: Television Broadcast, Online Video     Series: Oregon Experience

Vanport


OPB-TV

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers