Tag Archives: Asian Americans

Portland Housing History Tour

“Housing is about access to opportunity” — opportunities such as healthy living, high level schools, parks, etc. This weekend the OMA participated in a tour of Portland pertaining to the city’s history of housing displacement, segregation, and discrimination. The 3 hour … Continue reading

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Social Justice Tour of Corvallis

This Spring Term the OMA was incredibly excited to work 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 … Continue reading

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OSU’s Asian & Pacific Cultural Center Staff Oral History Interviews, Spring 2014

The OMA now has 5 oral history interviews with APCC staff members! All interviewees were asked to share their experiences working at the APCC, give their perspective regarding the significance of the plans for the new APCC building, and offer their … Continue reading

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“Histories of Students of Color at OSU” Campus Tour Guidebook

This Fall Term the OMA collaborated with the U-Engage class ALS 199 “Untold Stories: Histories of People of Color in Oregon” to create a campus tour regarding the histories of OSU’s students of color, and the tour guidebook is now available! … Continue reading

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Sundown Towns in Oregon Display, Fall 2013

Sundown Towns in Oregon Display, 2013 This Fall term Professor Jean Moule again taught her course TCE 408H “Sundown Towns in Oregon” and she invited the OMA to be a part of the classroom experience! Natalia Fernández, OMA Archivist, worked … Continue reading

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“The Fall of ’41: Students of Japanese Descent at Oregon State College”

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Oregon Multicultural Archives presents the display “The Fall of ’41: Students of Japanese Descent at Oregon State College” Beginning with an overview of the Japanese immigration to Oregon, the display largely chronicles the campus reaction, … Continue reading

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Minorities in the Barometer, the 1960s

Microfilm Boxes Containing the 1960’s Barometer Last year 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 and just completed … Continue reading

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OSU’s Japanese American Students During WWII

Signatures of OSC Japanese American Students in a Letter to the President, Dec 11th 1941 Just four days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese American students of OSC (Oregon State College) wrote a letter to the college president to express … Continue reading

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Sundown Towns in Oregon Display, Fall 2012

Sundown Towns in Oregon Display, 2012 This Fall term Professor Jean Moule taught her course TCE 408H “Sundown Towns in Oregon” and she invited the OMA to be a part of the classroom experience! Natalia, OMA Archivist, and Tiah, SCARC’s … Continue reading

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OMA Exhibit!

  OMA Exhibit As part of the Special Collections and Archives Research Center‘s new Signature Areas Exhibit, the OMA is featuring numerous manuscript, photo, and oral history collections available to researchers! Exhibt Photos and Information Oregon’s African American and Latino/a … Continue reading

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