Tag Archives: Asian Americans

“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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Social Justice Tour of Corvallis III

For the third time, the OMA once again collaborated with the class Ethnic Studies 553: Ethnohistory Methodology taught by Professor Natchee Barnd. The course’s six students came to the OMA, and took a trip to the archives at the Benton … Continue reading

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OSU Hui o Hawai’i Albums

The OSU Hui o Hawai’i is one of the university’s oldest student organizations and the OMA is excited to share that we can now provide you access to electronic copies of a collection of its photo albums. Oregon State University Hui … Continue reading

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Day of Remembrance 2017

February 19, 2017 marks the 75th anniversary of when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, an order requiring the internment of all Americans of Japanese ancestry. In Oregon, since 1979, this has been known as the Day of Remembrance, a day … Continue reading

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Voices Without Borders ~ Stories of Latinx and Hmong Students

During winter term 2016, two OSU student activists Mai Xee Yang and Nicthé Verdugo worked with Charlene Martinez, Associate Director of Integrated Learning for Social Change within Diversity & Cultural Engagement, on a project entitled Voices Without Borders for their … Continue reading

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Social Justice Tour of Corvallis II

In the spring of 2014 the OMA collaborated with the class Ethnic Studies 553: Ethnohistory Methodology taught by Professor Natchee Barnd. The students used archival resources both in the OMA and the Benton County Historical Society to showcase the histories of the Corvallis … Continue reading

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“Histories of Students of Color at OSU” Campus Tour Guidebook, Fall 2015

The 2015 edition of the “Histories of Students of Color at OSU” Campus Tour Guidebook is fresh off the press! Two years ago, in the Fall of 2013, the OMA collaborated with the ALS 199 U-Engage class “Untold Stories: Histories … Continue reading

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Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month ~ It’s the OSU APCC’s 25th Anniversary!

APCC Display Join the OMA and the OSU Asian Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) in celebrating Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2015. This year, it’s the APCC’s 25th anniversary and its 21st year of celebrating heritage month. Plus, the center also celebrated its grand opening … Continue reading

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Minorities in the Barometer, the 1980s

  Back in 2012 the OMA began a project to search through The Daily Barometer (day-by-day) to find as many minority issues/multicultural related articles as possible, scan them, and make them available online. We started with the 1970s, completed the 1960s in April of 2013, and now … Continue reading

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“Uprooted” Exhibit at the Four Rivers Cultural Center

Four Rivers Cultural Center, Ontario, Oregon The debut of the traveling exhibit “Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II” is this week at the Four Rivers Cultural Center in Ontario, Or! the exhibit, curated by Morgen Young, showcases a history of the … Continue reading

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