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Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas

Type: Education Event, Professional Development, Virtual Event     

Surviving Genocide: Introduction to New Scholarship on Native Nations and the United States


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  • Teachers
Summer 2020

Type: Virtual Event     Series: Behind-the-Scenes with OHS

How an Idea Becomes an OHQ Article


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  • Members Only
Martin Luther King, Jr. at Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church, Portland, OR, 1961  Vancouver Avenue Baptist Church Collection, Coll 189, Box 1, Folder 4

Type: Lecture, Lunch and Learn, Partner Event, Virtual Event     

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: A History of the Civil Rights Movement for Today


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  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Mrs. Amanda Garvin, formerly enslaved, casts her first ballot in Portland, Oregon, pictured in the November 8, 1916 issue of the Oregonian

Type: Education Event, Professional Development, Virtual Event     

Nevertheless, They Persisted: Introduction to Voting Rights History Curriculum Online


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  • Teachers
Men and women picnicking and drinking beer, 1895, OHS Research Library, 003774

Type: Panel Discussion, Virtual Event     

Beer and Brewing Histories of Women, Community, and Science


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  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Researchers
Postcard of “Council Crest, the Dreamland of Portland,” courtesy of Darrell Jabin’s personal collection.

Type: Lecture, Virtual Event     Series: History Pub

History of Oregon Amusement Parks: Come Along for the Ride


Stream on Facebook

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Bridge on the Oregon Coast Highway

Type: Lecture, Partner Event, Virtual Event     Series: History Pub

Oregon’s New Deal Legacy


Stream on Facebook

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Crown Point, View up Columbia River, East. OHS Research Library, Yeon Slide Collection, box 3, no. 16.

Type: Slide Presentation, Virtual Event     

A Road Suited to the Times—The Columbia River Highway at 100


Virtual program; register here

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Erika Lee

Type: Lecture, Virtual Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Erika Lee: Virtual Hatfield Lecture

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OHS will send an email with a unique link to attend the virtual lecture one week prior to the event.


Virtual program via Zoom.

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Chinese emigrants and sailors denied entrance to U.S., North Bend, Oregon, 1946, OHS Research Library.

Type: Panel Discussion, Virtual Event     

Reflection Roundtable: Xenophobia in Oregon History


Virtual program via Zoom