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Black United Front leader, Ron Herndon, stands on a desk at a School Board protest against the closure of Harriet Tubman Middle School, March 30, 1982. Steve Nehl, Oregon Journal. OrHi 95005 ba018353

Type: Education Event, Professional Development, Virtual Event     

Introduction to Experience Oregon 6–12 Units — Module 1


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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: Virtual Event, Panel Discussion, Lecture     

The Surprising Adventures of George Gibbs on the Oregon Frontier


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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, Virtual Event     

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


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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Type: Lecture     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Virtual Hatfield Lecture

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Virtual program via Zoom.

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Works stolen in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

Catch a Thief: International Art Theft and the FBI

Postponed Indefinitely


McMenamins Old St. Francis School
700 N.W. Bond Street
Bend, Oregon 97703

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Mayor Joseph Carson Demonstrates With Students. OHS Research Library
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Type: Education Event, Professional Development, Virtual Event     

Introduction to Experience Oregon K–2 Units — Module 2


Registration for module one, on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, required for attendance. Attendees will be automatically registered for both modules.

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Menu from Coon-Chicken Inn, a popular restaurant on Portland’s NE Sandy Blvd. during the 1930s to 1950s. OHS Research Library, Mss 2442.

Type: Panel Discussion, Virtual Event     

Reflection Roundtable: White Supremacy in Oregon History


Virtual program via Zoom

Young women from Chemawa trained at the Eugene National Youth Administration for skilled work in the Portland shipyards, 1942. OHS Research Library, Oregon Journal collection, 013610

Type: Education Event, Professional Development, Virtual Event     

Introduction to Experience Oregon 3–5 Units — Module 1


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Oregon student collects buttons at 2019 National History Day contest.

Type: Education Event, Professional Development, Virtual Event     

Oregon History Day Educator Webinar—November 11


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Exploding whale, Florence, Oregon, November 12, 1970, 16mm original reversal with magnetic audio. OHS Research Library, KATU News, Moving Image Collection, “Beached Whale Blow Up.”

Type: Virtual Event     

The 50th Anniversary of Blasted Blubber: A Conversation with Paul Linnman


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