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Vanport Mosaic Festival 2019. Black United Fund Mandala Mural © linda dalal sawaya 2016

Type: Film Showing, Special Event, Oral History, Partner Event     

Vanport Mosaic Festival

Multiple Locations in North and Northeast Portland
Portland, Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
“Faulted” Ann Johnston, Quilt, 2015

Type: Exhibit Opening, Lecture     

Quilts on the Edge


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Portland street scene, 1905

Type: Television Broadcast, Online Video     Series: Oregon Experience

Streetcar City


OPB-TV

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Churchill: Walking with Destiny by Andrew Roberts

Type: Book Talk     Series: History Book Club

Churchill: Walking with Destiny


University Club
1225 SW 6th Ave
Portland, Oregon 97204

  • RSVP Required
  • Members Only
  • Free for Members
No on 9 flyer, 1991. OHS Research Library, MSS 2981-1, Box 5

Type: Panel Discussion     

Islamophobia and White Nationalism in Oregon and the World


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
Leonard Finkelman

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

About Ancient Oregon: Where the Dinosaurs Didn’t Roam


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly
Ship being launched, Oregon Shipbuilding Company. OHS Research Library, OrHi 68566, bb016828

Type: Panel Discussion     

Ideas Matter: History and the Shaping of U.S. Foreign Policy


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Rick Atkinson. Photo by Elliott O'Donovan.

Type: Lecture, Special Event     

An Evening with Rick Atkinson


First Congregational United Church of Christ Portland
1126 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Teachers
  • Researchers
600 Demonstrators march to protest bombing in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four black children. 09/23/1963, OHS Research Library, Oregon Journal Collection, CN 020486

Type: Lecture     Series: Experience Oregon

Oregon’s Enigmatic Black History


Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Artist unknown. The Providential Detection, 1797–1800. Copyprint of lithograph. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts (136) and the Library of Congress.

Type: Lecture, Partner Event     Series: History Pub

About Insulting the President from Washington to Trump


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

  • Free
  • Family-friendly