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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
Jon Meacham. Photo by Gasper Tringale

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

Jon Meacham


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

  • Family-friendly
  • 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
“Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, by Annette Gordon-Reed

Type: Book Talk     Series: History Book Club

Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
  • Free for Members
The Color of Law A forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

Type: Lecture     Series: Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America


The Alberta Abbey
126 NE Alberta St.
Portland, Oregon 97211

“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
Annette Gordon-Reed

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Hatfield Historians Forum

Annette Gordon-Reed


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

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition, by Linda Gordon

Type: Book Talk     Series: History Book Club

The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Adults
  • Free for Members