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
Timbers Army members showed support during a match against the Houston Dynamo on June 22, 2019. Courtesy of the 107 Independent Supporters Trust.

Current Exhibit

We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Open-heart surgery, St. Vincent Hospital. From left to right: Elaine Jenks, Leona Fisher, McCord, Albert Starr, LeRoy Lamoreau, visitor, Jim Wood, Nancy Davis. Providence Archives, Seattle, Washington.

Current Exhibit

The Portland Clinic: A Century of Delivering Health Care to the Community

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Governor Mark Hatfield and Antoinette Hatfield celebrate at his campaign headquarters after winning the governorship, November 7. 1962. OHS Research Library, bb011059.

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

The Call of Public Service: The Life and Legacy of Mark O. Hatfield

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
A Boys & Girls Clubs member plays table tennis at one of the many Portland metro area BGCP Clubs. Courtesy of Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland.

Current Exhibit

Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area: Shaping Brilliant Futures for 75 Years

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
Olive Bukuru, one of six women highlighted in “I Am My Story: Voices of Hope” on exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society. Image courtesy of Jim Lommasson

Current Exhibit

I Am My Story: Voices of Hope

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Places by the Sea

Portland International Airport, Rental Car Lobby
7000 NE Airport Way
Portland, Oregon 97218

  • Family-friendly
Proponents of Oregon’s 1953 Public Accommodations Act pose for posterity. OHS Research Library, OrHi 44402

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Oregon Voices Traveling Exhibit

Seaside Historical Society Museum
570 Necanicum Drive
Seaside, Oregon 97138

  • Family-friendly
  • 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
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
Klamath man overlooks giiwas (Crater Lake) Curtis Collection Photo provided by Taylor R. David, Klamath Tribes News Dept.

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon Is Indian Country

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
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
Leghorn,-Italy029-with-eyes-open

Traveling Exhibit

What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly