Sally Bourrie shares a recorded talk on her new book, "Oregon Loves New York," documenting the historic Flight for Freedom where Oregonians traveled to New York City following the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Dr. Kathleen Belew discusses the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and its historical roots in mid-twentieth century white supremacist movements with Dr. Christopher McKnight Nichols as part of the re-launched "Historians and the News" series.
Join us on the 51st celebration of Earth Day on April 22 for a special panel discussion on the history and legacy of the Bottle Bill.
In this guest presentation by Kenneth Coleman, educators will learn about Oregon’s early racial exclusion laws, including the Black exclusion laws of Oregon’s provisional and territorial governments, and the federal Oregon Donation Land Act.
In this guest presentation by Natchee Barnd, educators engage with Indigenous geographies and learn tools for teaching anti-colonial strategies in the classroom.
Join us for a discussion with the It Did Happen Here produces and a featured activist about the process of making the podcast and how anti-racist activists continue to change Portland.
Border War: The Great Depression, Interstate Migration, and The Armed Police Force at Oregon’s Doorstep
Portland-based author and journalist Bill Lascher discusses the “Bum Blockade,” when armed Los Angeles police obstructed every entry point from Oregon into California during the Great Depression.
On the 30th anniversary of the inauguration of Barbara Roberts as Oregon’s first woman governor, Kerry Tymchuk moderates a conversation with Roberts on her experience in government and the history of women’s political leadership.
Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, dating back to its colonial period and extending up to the present. Tamara Venit-Shelton’s book chronicles roughly two hundred years of Chinese medicine as a dynamic system of knowledge, therapies, and materia medica brought to the United States and transformed by immigrants, doctors, and patients as well as missionaries, scientists, and merchants.
Exhibit curators Libby Provost and Morgen Young and former professional soccer player Mick Hoban host a virtual tour of the OHS exhibition, We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland.