Events

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

Special Event, Partner Event     

Vanport Mosaic Festival 2022

Multiple locations

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
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.

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

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

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

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
Loi Tai, who was known as Jennie Wah Chung (right), plays dress-up with a friend in about 1905. This photograph was likely taken in Wong Quon Sue and Jin Shee’s home in Ashland. Photo courtesy Southern Oregon Historical Society.

Panel Discussion     Series: OHQ on the Road

Bona Fide Merchants and the Buck Rock Tunnel: Chinese Diaspora in Southern Oregon


Grizzly Peak Winery
1600 E Nevada St.
Ashland, Oregon 97520

  • Free
  • Researchers
“Hiker on the Oregon Coast Trail.” Photograph by Peter Marbach.

Exhibit Opening     

Members-Only Summer Exhibition Reception


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
Partially reconstructed stacked-rock feature in Happy Camp III on the Malheur National Forest. Photo courtesy of Katee Withee.

Special Event, Tour     Series: OHQ on the Road

Tour of Chinese Mining Sites in Malheur National Forest


Kam Wah Chung State Heritage Site
125 NW Canton Street
John Day, Oregon 97845

  • Free
  • RSVP Required
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
Canyon City circa 1880, with Chinatown at center foreground. OHS Research Library, OrHi 3867.

Panel Discussion     Series: OHQ on the Road

Uncovering the History of Chinese Mining in Eastern Oregon


Canyon City Community Hall
123 S. Washington Street
Canyon City, Oregon 97820

  • Free
  • Researchers
The Wing Hong Hai Company Store operated out of this building from 1894 to 1912. Photograph by Cliff Danger, 2020.

Special Event     Series: OHQ on the Road

Wing Hong Hai Company Store Open House


Wing Hong Hai Company Store
210 E First Street
The Dalles, Oregon 97058

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers