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Robert Sawyer, 1959. OHS Research Library, bb003530

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

Robert Sawyer, Conservation, and the Making of Central Oregon


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Image courtesy of Chelsea Rose, SOULA

Type: Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

Beyond Chinatown: Uncovering Oregon’s Rural Chinese History


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Theodore Roosevelt recreator Joe Wiegand. Photo by Mark Glenn Studio

Type: Lecture, Special Event     Series: Teddy Roosevelts Oregon Roadshow

An Evening with Teddy Roosevelt


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

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
“Valley of the Willamette River,” lithograph from Warre, Henry J. Sketches in North America and the Oregon Country. London: Dickinson & Co., 1848. OHS Research Library, OrHi 49030, bb016736

Type: Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

Rethinking Oregon Settlement


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Workers on the Oregon Pacific Railroad. OHS Research Library, OrHi50082

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     

1882 Project Celebration: Beyond the Transcontinental Railroad


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Edgar Allan Poe, photo of daguerreotype by W.S. Hartshorn, 1848. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-10610

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

The “Mysterious” Death of Edgar Allan Poe


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Kathy as a young girl living on the reservation, just before Termination. Courtesy of Kathleen Hill.

Type: Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

You’re So Vain: Indian-White Relations in the 21st Century


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Mexican men wearing straw hats rest on a truck during a barbecue at Oaks Park, 9/24/1944. Del Burckhart, photographer. OHS Research Library 023041

Type: Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

Grounded in This Place: A Deep History of Latino Activism in Oregon


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Joanne B. Freeman. Photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Joanne B. Freeman

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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

MEMBERS: Exclusive presale on now! If you have not received an email containing details on how to access the presale, please contact us at communications@ohs.org or 503.222.1741.


Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
1037 SW Broadway Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers