Academic journal article Oregon Historical Quarterly


Academic journal article Oregon Historical Quarterly


Article excerpt

Oregon history project launches

The Oregon Historical Society announces the launch of the Oregon History Project, an exciting interactive on-line resource for learning about Oregon history. The site ( includes narratives written by Pacific Northwest historians; copies of primary-source records from the OHS collections, including maps, journal entries, photographs, and newspaper accounts; and an innovative Learning Center for teachers and students.

Lecture series

OHQ readers may be interested in two lecture series associated with the Oregon Historical Society this spring.

"Discovering Oregon Originals;" presented by OHS and the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, examines Oregon's cultural history. Pro grams will be held weeknights at the Multnomah County Library's Central library (801 S.W. 10th, Portland) and during the noon hour at the Madison Room at OHS (entrance on S.W. Madison Street, between S.W. Broadway and Park Avenues). Upcoming lectures focus on James Beard, literature and art associated with the Japansese American internment during World War II, and author Frederic Homer Balch.

The Portland State University Friends of History lecture series, "History Research in Progress," gives professional and student historians the opportunity to present their ideas in a forum that allows for discussion and audience interaction. …

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