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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.

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Twilight on the Columbia, Castle Rock in the distance, c. 1902. OHS Research Library, Lily E. White and Sarah Hall Ladd collection, Org. Lot 662, album 712, plate 009

Type: Panel Discussion, Virtual Event     Series: Behind-the-Scenes with OHS

Taking the Lily White and Sarah Hall Ladd Photographs from Boxes to Bytes with OHS Digital Collections


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  • Members Only
Still-life scene. OHS Research Library, Al Monner news negatives 1940, Org. Lot 1284; box 10; 223-4

Type: Panel Discussion, Book Talk, Virtual Event     

A Tasting Flight of New Books


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  • RSVP Required
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers