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The Winter 2017 “Oregon Migrations” special issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly hits mailboxes mid-December and features essays, articles, and roundtable discussions that explore the ways human migration has shaped the state.

Authors and contributors discuss topics including the experience of Tribes accessing their ancestral lands, Roma (gypsies) in Oregon, Mam refugees from Guatemala, African Americans migrating from the South and Midwest, undocumented farm laborers from Mexico, public history and migration, and more recent discussions about immigration following the 2016 presidential election.

http://ohs.org/…/oregon-historical-quarte…/current-issue.cfm
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Discover Oregon's bounty at tonight's glass lantern slide show at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The show starts at 7pm and features hand colored slides shared by OHS Archivist Matthew Cowan with narration by author Heather Arndt Anderson. http://ohs.org/events/a-land-of-milk-and-honey.cfm
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"High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy" closes THIS SUNDAY, November 12. We'll be open late Friday & Saturday from 10am-8pm, and will be free all weekend for veterans, active duty military, and their families in honor of Veterans Day! Don't miss your chance to see these artifacts and historic documents, many that can only be seen in Portland! www.ohs.org/jfk
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Happy Halloween history buffs! We dug through our OHSDC for today's holiday post and found a very bovine Halloween gem from 90 years ago. About the photo:

A bull named Royal Supreme, owned by J. C. Penney, was among the guests at a Portland Chamber of Commerce luncheon on October 31, 1927.

In this photograph by the Oregon Journal, Royal Supreme shares the stage with (from left) Earl Ross, Julius L. Meier, J. C. Penney, and John T. Dougall. The luncheon coincided with the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition and featured talks by livestock breeders, according to a Journal story.

The luncheon, the Journal reported, "was an unusual one in many respects, particularly so in the large attendance, the profusion of decoration and in unique 'stunts.'" Speakers at the luncheon "sat before miniature stalls in which large tin pails of celery were one item of the 'feed,'" the Journal noted.

(Org. Lot 1368, 371N3303, OHS Research Library). https://digitalcollections.ohs.org/earl-ross-julius-l-meier-j-c-penney-and-john-t-dougall-posing-with-bull-at-luncheon
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In 2018 we will host two original photo exhibitions featuring the newly digitized William L. Finley Collection. Learn more about the "Reuniting Finley and Bohlman" project OHS undertook with OSU Special Collections & Archives Research Center this past year in this special mini-documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0-5lSXr1kg&feature=youtu.be
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"Priced Out," a documentary on how skyrocketing housing prices are displacing Portland's black community and reshaping the entire city, premieres on November 1 at the Northwest Film Center (and, features images from the OHS Research Library collection!)

The feature-length documentary explores the complexities and contradictions of gentrification and what neighborhood life means after the era of "The Ghetto." The film is a sequel to the 2002 documentary “NorthEast Passage: The Inner City and the American Dream.” https://www.pricedoutmovie.com/
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Happy #NationalCoffeeDay! There's no better way to enjoy a cup of java than in the great outdoors. Here, nature photographers Herman T. Bohlman and William L. Finley make coffee in Rattlesnake Camp on their 1905 Klamath expedition. Explore more snaps on the OHS Digital Collections website: https://digitalcollections.ohs.org/us-ohy-org-lot-369
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“The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers” provides an intimate look at the Vietnam War through the lens of the people who lived through it, including powerful first-hand accounts from local veterans, grieving families, anti-war protesters and others. It brings to light widely divergent viewpoints of a volatile time in American and Oregon history, and explores the impacts of the war today.

This 90-minute Oregon Experience documentary (co-produced by OPB and OHS) is available to watch online now at opb.org/Vietnam and will air on Oregon Public Broadcasting- OPB on Monday, October 2 at 9 pm. In addition, at opb.org/Vietnam you can explore local stories and OPB reporting related to the Vietnam War: photo slideshows, videos, resources for veterans, and more.
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For some excellent companion reading to your Summer 2017 issue of OHQ, check our author Michael Helquist's blog with links relating to his article "Resistance, Dissent, and Punishment in WWI Oregon." http://www.michaelhelquist.com/wwi-sedition-project.htm
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This month The Oregon Encyclopedia is highlighting entries on LGBTQ history. Check out this entry on the Glapn: Northwest LGBTQ History, and explore more of their collection through oral histories featured on our new Digital Collections website (digitalcollections.ohs.org). http://bit.ly/2sBgh2m
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