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Oregon Black Pioneers: “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years” Exhibit Reception

This evening, the OMA was delighted to attend the reception for the Oregon Black Pioneers’ new exhibit “Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years” at the Oregon Historical Society. Check out the pics below! About the Oregon Black Pioneers “Our … Continue reading

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Stories of Being First – OSU Faculty, Staff, and Admin Oral Histories

During this academic year, the OMA is collaborating on a special project with two other OSU Library departments to showcase existing oral histories as well as gather more stories of OSU’s first generation students, faculty, staff, and administrators. About First … Continue reading

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I Love My Librarian 2017

Today, on November 30, 2017, 10 librarians were honored with the 2017 I Love My Librarian Award for their outstanding public service contributions, and the OMA and OSQA curator and archivist Natalia Fernández was one of them! Selected from more … Continue reading

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“Sense of Place” The Latino/a Community in Hood River

On November 8th, the OMA participated in a panel discussion as part of the Hood River “Sense of Place” series. The event “Talking History/Talking Spanish” about the history of the Latino/a community in Hood River was organized by Dr. Lynn … Continue reading

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Glitter in the Archives! Year 2

Today, OSQA hosted its second annual Glitter in the Archives crafting event! We supplied attendees with copies of archival materials to use as part of their collage creations. Just as it was last year, one of the main goals of … Continue reading

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The Black Woman Series (Panel)

The Race in America series began last year and continues on this year with a focus on honoring black women. “Race in America: The Black Woman” will include three events during the 2017-2018 academic year. This fall term event featured … Continue reading

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Herstory and Culture of Drag (Panel)

As part of Queer History month, the event “Herstory and Culture of Drag” featured a panel discussion and presentation on the history of drag culture and contemporary issues facing drag performers. And OSQA was there to record the event! Panelists: … Continue reading

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“Uprooted” exhibit at the OMA!

It’s finally here! Three years ago, the Oregon Multicultural Archives (OMA) booked the traveling exhibit “Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps during World War II” to come to OSU, and the exhibit is now here and open to the public! … Continue reading

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The OMA Featured in Memoria

Memoria is The Society of American Archivists (SAA)’s Latin American & Caribbean Cultural Heritage Archives Section blog, and the OMA was featured this month! The OMA Featured in Memoria, October 2017 About LACCHA “LACCHA is a forum for anyone interested … Continue reading

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The OMA Presents at the OSU TRIAD Club

Today, the OMA presented at the first meeting for the 2017-2018 academic year of the TRIAD Club at OSU.  The presentation, “In Their Own Words: The Oregon African American Railroad Porters Oral History Collection”, gave information about the Oregon African … Continue reading

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