Exhibits

Meier & Frank Santaland Monorail. OHS Research Library, bb006571

Current Exhibit

Meier and Frank Santaland

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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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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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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  • Researchers
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Main Street, Central Point, Oregon. OHS Research Library, Wesley Andrews postcard collection, Org. Lot 87, OrHi 14537.

Current Exhibit

Main Streets: Wesley Andrews Photo Postcards

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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Identified as Superior Park Model #2 in company records, the carousel is shown assembled outside of the C. W. Parker factory in Leavenworth, Kansas, 1921. Barbara Fahs Charles Collection, C. W. Parker Archives.

Current Exhibit

The Odyssey of the Historic Jantzen Beach Carousel: From Leavenworth, Kansas, to Portland, Oregon, 1921–2022

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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Experience Oregon opening banner

Permanent Exhibit

Experience Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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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

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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

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