Exhibits

Photo of Margaret Howe with Oregon shield during woman suffrage march in Washington, D.C., March 1913, Library of Congress, LC-B2- 2668-6 [P&P], Bain News Service Photograph collection

Current Exhibit

Nevertheless, They Persisted: Women’s Voting Rights and the 19th Amendment

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
“Speedy Ending,” an oil painting by Edward Quigley depicting wild horses running into a roundup trap. OHS Museum, 74-30.3.

Current Exhibit

Ed Quigley: Cowboy Artist

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Baskets made by the Klamath Tribes on display in “Woven Together.”

Current Exhibit

Woven Together: Klamath Tribes Basketry from Sam and Becky Johnson

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Experience Oregon opening banner

Permanent Exhibit

Experience Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Children at Swan Island refugee center set up by the Red Cross after the Vanport Flood, 1948. OrHi 90661. Photographs: Portland - NE Neighborhoods - Vanport [graphic]; Photo file #1689-A; 1948/05

Permanent Exhibit

History Hub

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Fight for Beaches Ralley Measure 6, Peter Frost, Cannon Beach, 1968. 207-A OrHI 91802

Permanent Exhibit

Oregon Voices

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Governor Tom McCall and Secretary of State Clay Myers empty a bag of aluminum cans during the Bottle Bill campaign, 1971. OHS Research Library, Org Lot 353, box 2, folder 4.

Upcoming Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Many Happy Returns: 50 Years of the Oregon Bottle Bill

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
  • Free for Members
Digging in the sand at Clatsop Beach. OHS Research Library, OrHi_94797

Upcoming Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Places by the Sea

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
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

Online Exhibit

Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Portland Sunset 2, 2020. Copyright James Foley.

Online Exhibit

The View From Here

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
windows on america online exhibit

Online Exhibit

Windows on America

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Org Lot 1335 folder 1

Online Exhibit

“A Symbol of Home”: The Environmental and Political Legacy of Tom McCall in Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Caterpillar-drawn flax puller, head on, 1930s, OHS Research Library, Portland Public School Collection

Online Exhibit

Flaxen: From Flax to Linen in the Willamette Valley, Oregon

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Scans from the KOIN and the KPTV 16mm News Film Collections

Online Exhibit

Frames Per Second: Selections from the OHS 16mm News Film Collection, 1969-1981

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Broadway at night during Portland Rose Festival, ca. 1916. OHS Research Library, Portland General Electric Photograph Collection; Org. Lot 151; Box 8; PGE 138-50

Online Exhibit

Harnessing the Power of Photography: Selections from the OHS Portland General Electric Collections, 1895-1979

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Main Dinning Room, Hotel Portland, Portland, ORE.

Online Exhibit

Lost Portland

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Oregon Journal Photograph Collection, Org. Lot 1368, 371N2965

Online Exhibit

Mirror on the Modern Woman: Selected Images from the Oregon Journal, 1927–1932

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Portland, June, 1858. 5488

Online Exhibit

Portland: A Lot of People Have Lived Here

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Valley of the Willamette River 1845 HJ Warre OrHi 49030

Online Exhibit

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Fred Meyer poses for an advertisement photo checking out groceries,  circa 1950. Ackroyd-Marks Studio Coll 199 b7.f2 ba026202

Online Exhibit

The Fred Meyer Story

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
Bobby Robinson, 1928, Oregana 1929, UO Special Collections and University Archives, Eugene, Oregon

Traveling Exhibit

Black Athletes Disrupting White Supremacy in Oregon

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Vineyard Mehama ca1900 Ray L Stout #434

Traveling Exhibit

Clink! A Taste of Oregon Wine

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
The Three Sisters, John Yeon Lantern Slide Collection

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon: 150 Years of Statehood; 150 Million Years in the Making

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
Yaquina Bay Bridge undated bb007717

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon's Landmark Legislation

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly