Exhibits

Photograph of a sign reading “I Am An American” that was placed on the Wanto Co. store in Oakland, California, on December 8, 1941. Photo by Dorthea Lange, March 1942. Library of Congress, LC-USZ62-23602.

Current Exhibit

I Am An American: Stories of Exclusion and Belonging

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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  • Free for Members
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Full set of Jackson 5 outfits. Photo by Rebecca Sapp, GRAMMY Museum.

Current Exhibit

Motown: The Sound of Young America

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
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“Vista House and Columbia River Gorge from Women’s Forum State Scenic Viewpoint.” Photograph by Peter Marbach.

Current Exhibit

A Century of Wonder: 100 Years of Oregon State Parks

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
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Members of the Portland Women’s Forum Save the Gorge committee on the trail in front of Latourell Falls in Guy W. Talbot State Park. OHS Research Library, Org. Lot 1284, box 41, 1964-9.

Current Exhibit

A Walk in the Park: Historic Images of Oregon State Parks

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
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Produced for 1992 Democratic Party candidates Bill Clinton and Al Gore, Roy Lichtenstein, offset lithography. Courtesy of private collection.

Current Exhibit

Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster, 1844–2012

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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

Permanent Exhibit

Experience Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
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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
Main Street, Central Point, Oregon. OHS Research Library, Wesley Andrews postcard collection, Org. Lot 87, OrHi 14537.

Upcoming Exhibit

Main Streets: Wesley Andrews Photo Postcards

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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  • Free for Members
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The Oregon Historical Society’s second location on 2nd Street in Portland, Oregon, with assistant curator J.S. Greenfield standing outside the building. OHS Research Library, OrHi 26021.

Upcoming Exhibit

Our Unfinished Past: The Oregon Historical Society at 125

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • Teachers