Exhibits

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Character from Bandette by Colleen Coover. Courtesy of Colleen Coover

Current Exhibit

Comic City, USA

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
The Declaration of Independence (John Binns)

Current Exhibit

Democracy’s Blueprints: The Documents that Built America

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Herbert Hoover, Dr. John Minthorn and Laura Minthorn appear in this photo of Pacific Academy in front of the college building, 1885

Current Exhibit

Vision, Mission, Values: 125 Years of George Fox University

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
The Columbia River begins its wild and free flow from Lake Columbia in BC

Current Exhibit

The Columbia River: From Source to Sea

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
St Johns officers, around 1915

Current Exhibit

The Portland Police Historical Society: Preserving the History and Honoring the Service of Portland Law-Enforcement Officers, 1851 – Present

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • 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

Permanent Exhibit

History Hub

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The American Village color sketch by Henry James Warre, 1848. bb004553 OrHi49029

Permanent Exhibit

Oregon My Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Fight for Beaches Ralley Measure 6, Peter Frost, Cannon Beach, 1968. 207-A OrHI 91802

Permanent Exhibit

Oregon Voices

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Org Lot 1335 folder 1

Online Exhibit

“A Symbol of Home”: The Environmental and Political Legacy of Tom McCall in Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Bobby Robinson, 1928, Oregana 1929, UO Special Collections and University Archives, Eugene, Oregon

Online Exhibit

Black Athletes Disrupting White Supremacy in Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Main Dinning Room, Hotel Portland, Portland, ORE.

Online Exhibit

Lost Portland

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Valley of the Willamette River 1845 HJ Warre OrHi 49030

Online Exhibit

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Fred Meyer poses for an advertisement photo checking out groceries,  circa 1950. Ackroyd-Marks Studio Coll 199 b7.f2 ba026202

Online Exhibit

The Fred Meyer Story

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
windows on america online exhibit

Online Exhibit

Windows on America

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Klamath man overlooks giiwas (Crater Lake) Curtis Collection Photo provided by Taylor R. David, Klamath Tribes News Dept.

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon Is Indian Country

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
The Three Sisters, John Yeon Lantern Slide Collection

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon: 150 Years of Statehood; 150 Million Years in the Making

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Yaquina Bay Bridge undated bb007717

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon's Landmark Legislation

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Leghorn,-Italy029-with-eyes-open

Traveling Exhibit

What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers