Events

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Tiny You book cover

Type: Online Video, Book Talk     

Making the Political Personal: How Anti-Abortion Advocates in the West Laid the Groundwork to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Following the leak of the majority opinion in the U.S. Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, historian Jennifer Holland will share how social conservatives remade many peoples’ opinions on abortion at the end of the twentieth century through a reflection on her book, “Tiny You.”

  • Researchers
The 7th Vanport Mosaic Festival, May 20 - June 7, 2022, Portland, OR

Type: Special Event, Partner Event     

Vanport Mosaic Festival 2022

Multiple locations

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Oregon Historical Society

Type: Special Event, Virtual Event     

Annual Meeting of the Membership


Register here

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Free for Members
  • Members Only
Two of Louie Chung's children, Hazel (雷有蘭) on left and Edward (雷有亢) on right, pose for a photograph in their attire for the Chinese Baby contest at the Portland Rose Festival, 1916. Photo courtesy of the collection of Jack Lee and Hazel Lee.

Type: Panel Discussion, Partner Event     Series: OHQ on the Road

Oregon’s Early Chinese American History and Portland’s Louie Chung


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Rep. Peter DeFazio official portrait

Type: Special Event     

Thirty-Six Years on Capitol Hill: A Conversation with Congressman Peter DeFazio


First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
Pioneering Death book cover

Type: Book Talk     

Pioneering Death: The Violence of Boyhood in Turn-of-the-Century Oregon


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
Flag of Rwanda

Type: Special Event, Partner Event     

Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsis in Rwanda


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
“Hiker on the Oregon Coast Trail.” Photograph by Peter Marbach.

Type: Exhibit Opening     

Members-Only Summer Exhibition Reception


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
Meier and Frank 1976 Christmas display. CN 023668 bb006591

Type: Special Event     

Holiday Cheer


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free