Exhibits

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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

  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
William Albert Allard, American Indian beauty pageant winner, Oregon, 1997

Current Exhibit

Greatest Photographs of the American West

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
Yessica Perez Barrios, courtesy of The Immigrant Story

Current Exhibit

DREAMs Deferred

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

  • Free for Members
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
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
Timbers Army members showed support during a match against the Houston Dynamo on June 22, 2019. Photo provided by 107 Independent Supporters Trust.

Upcoming 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
  • Teachers
  • Researchers
  • Family-friendly
Experience Oregon opening banner

Permanent Exhibit

Experience Oregon

Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave
Portland, Oregon 97205

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

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
windows on america online exhibit

Online Exhibit

Windows on America

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
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

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
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

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

Traveling Exhibit

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

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers
Yaquina Bay Bridge undated bb007717

Traveling Exhibit

Oregon's Landmark Legislation

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

Traveling Exhibit

What If Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?

  • Family-friendly
  • Teachers