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David Lett tastes wine at The Eyrie Vineyards winery in McMinnville, Oregon. Tom Ballard took the photo for an article in the News-Register.

Type: Online Video     Series: Oregon Experience

Oregon Wine—Grapes of Place

In the 1960s a new breed of pioneers began arriving in Oregon’s Willamette Valley determined to grow Vitis vinifera, the fine wine grapes of Europe. They were told it couldn’t be done and were amply warned that Western Oregon was too cold and wet for vinifera to flourish.

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
State Representative Mark Hatfield, 1953. OHS Research Library, 479A, folder 2.

Type: Special Event, Online Video     

Mark O. Hatfield Centennial Celebration

Celebrate Senator Mark O. Hatfield’s 100th birthday with guest speakers, root beer floats, and free museum admission! Former Oregon governors Barbara Roberts and Ted Kulongoski join other speakers to share their memories of Senator Hatfield’s remarkable 46-year career in elected office.

  • Family-friendly
Portland Noir

Type: Online Video     Series: Oregon Experience

Portland Noir

From shanghaied sailors to opium dens, Portland’s illicit past is legendary. But how much of it is true?  "Portland Noir" examines Old Town’s sordid history.

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Shoppers visit the OHS Museum Store. Photo by Andrea Lonas Photography.

Type: Special Event     

Summer Sales Spectacular

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Striking longshoremen on picket duty along Portland's waterfront. Oregon Historical Society. OHS Research Library, bb01347

Type: Online Video, Television Broadcast     Series: Oregon Experience

The 1934 Waterfront Strike: Solidarity on the Docks


OPB-TV

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers