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Moses Williams Courtesy U.S. National Archives

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     

The Life and Journey of Moses Williams, Buffalo Soldier


Fort Vancouver Visitor Center
1501 E Evergreen Blvd.
Vancouver, Washington 98661

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Black Woman in Green: Gloria Brown and the Unmarked Trail to Forest Service Leadership

Type: Book Talk     Series: Second Sunday

Black Woman in Green: Gloria Brown and the Unmarked Trail to Forest Service Leadership


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

Type: Book Talk     Series: History Book Club

Field of Blood


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Free for Members
Photo of Margaret Howe with Oregon shield during woman suffrage march in Washington, D.C., March 1913, Library of Congress, LC-B2- 2668-6 [P&P], Bain News Service Photograph collection

Type: Exhibit Opening     

Member Opening Reception for “Nevertheless, They Persisted”


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • RSVP Required
  • Free for Members
  • Members Only
  • Family-friendly
Names of males over 21 years in the 1849 Oregon Census OHS Research Library, Oregon Census records, 1842-1880; Box 1; Folder 3

Type: Panel Discussion     Series: Second Sunday

Politicized Demography: Race, Immigration, and the Census


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Joanne B. Freeman

MEMBERS: If you have not received an email containing details on how to access members-only pricing, 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
St. Johns, summer 1908. OHS Research Library, photo file 1698, neg. no. 45949

Type: Lecture     Series: History Pub

Riot and Revolutionaries in 1910 St. Johns


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Mt. Hood – North Side, OHS Research Library, Frank Branch Riley Collection

Type: Slide Presentation, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

We Go Up: A History of Mountaineering and the Mazamas (Bend History Pub)


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Mt. Hood – North Side, OHS Research Library, Frank Branch Riley Collection

Type: Slide Presentation, Partner Event     

We Go Up: A History of Mountaineering and the Mazamas


Deschutes Public Library – East Bend Branch
62080 Dean Swift Rd
Bend, Oregon 97701

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

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Rescheduled for Fall 2020, date TBD


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

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers