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The Willamette River at Champoeg, Valley of the Willamette, May 1851, by George Gibbs. Negative 2854 F 11, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Type: Panel Discussion, Lecture, Online Video     

The Surprising Adventures of George Gibbs on the Oregon Frontier

This presentation and following panel discussion explores George Gibbs, a skilled map maker, artist, and pioneer ethnographer for the Smithsonian who worked for decades to lay the groundwork for the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Rogue River at Walker Bar. Courtesy of Richard Bergeman from “The Land Remembers: Photographs Inspired by the Rogue River Wars of Southern Oregon, 1851-56.

Type: Lecture, Online Video     

Revisiting the Rogue River Wars of Southern Oregon: A Photographer's Journey and a Tribal Perspective

David Harrelson and photographer Rich Bergeman revisit the landscape where the Rogue River Wars tore through the fabric of both Indigenous and settler communities over 160 years ago.

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The German cruiser “Emden” chugged down the Willamette River with the Nazi naval flag, or ensign, at the stern. The ship moored in Portland at the foot of West Couch Street. OHS Research Library, Oregon Journal collection, bb017448

Type: Lecture, Partner Event, Virtual Event     

What America Can Learn From Germany


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After a black student was beaten to death by skinheads in 1989, City Commissioner Dick Bogle organized a “City of Unity Rainbow Rally” in Portland Pioneer Square. OHS Research Library, The Skanner photographs collection, Org. Lot 1286; bd000443

Type: Lecture, Partner Event, Virtual Event     

From There to Here: Understanding White Nationalism


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Evan Thomas

Type: Lecture, Virtual Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Evan Thomas: Virtual Hatfield Lecture

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Joanne B. Freeman. Photo by Beowulf Sheehan

Type: Lecture, Virtual Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Joanne B. Freeman: 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.


Virtual Program

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