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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, Online Video, Partner Event, Lunch and Learn     

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

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  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Postal worker near St. Helens, March 3, 1942 OHS Research Library, Al Monner news negatives; Org. Lot 1284; box 15; 485-11

Type: Lecture, Lunch and Learn, Online Video     

The Post Office: Past, Present, Future?

This program offers a historical view of the U.S. Postal Service, explaining the democratic ideology that spurred its creation, the legislative updates that have kept it current, and the recent attacks that have been leveled on the agency.

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Bohemians West: Free Love, Family, and Radicals in Twentieth Century America

Type: Lecture, Virtual Event     Series: History Pub

Bohemians West: Free Love, Family, and Radicals in Twentieth Century America


Livestream on Facebook

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Virtual Hatfield Lecture

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. Join today to receive discounted pricing.

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
Works stolen in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

Catch a Thief: International Art Theft and the FBI

Postponed Indefinitely


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Evan Thomas

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Evan Thomas

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. Not a member? Join today to receive discounted pricing.


Location TBD: Virtual and/or at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

  • Family-friendly
  • 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. Join today to receive discounted pricing.


Location TBD: Virtual and/or at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers