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

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Oregon Is Indian Country

Lake Oswego Public Library
706 4th Street
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

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

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

Places by the Sea

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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

Current Exhibit,Traveling Exhibit

What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?

North Lincoln County Historical Museum
4907 Oregon Coast Hwy
Lincoln City, Oregon 97367

  • Teachers
  • Family-friendly
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
Meier & Frank Santaland Monorail. OHS Research Library, bb006571

Upcoming Exhibit

Meier and Frank Santaland

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Family-friendly
Champion skier Hjalmar Hvam performs a gelandesprung, a type of jump used to clear obstacles, January 1937. OHS Research Library, 011221.

Upcoming Exhibit

Freeze the Day! A History of Winter Sports in Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Family-friendly
  • Free for Members
  • Researchers
  • 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

The Dallas Public Library
950 Main St.
Dallas, Oregon 97338

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

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon Voices Traveling Exhibit

  • Family-friendly
  • Researchers
  • Teachers
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