Tag Archives: Exhibits

The OMA and OSQA in the SCARC exhibit “Catching Stories: The Oral History Tradition at OSU”

This year the OSU Special Collections and Archives Research Center curated a new exhibit featuring its oral history program – and the hundreds of interviews within its collections – and the OMA and OSQA were highlighted!         … Continue reading

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“LGBTQ+ Activism in Oregon: Then and Now” ~ an OSU Queer Archives Exhibit

Join the OSU Queer Archives in highlighting a newly acquired collection, the After 8 Records! After 8 was an organization that championed for LGBTQ+ rights in Benton County during the 1990s. The OSU Libraries and Press PROMISE Intern 2016, Cece Lantz, curated a small exhibit that features … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2015 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

“All we say to America is, ‘Be true to what you said on paper,’” Martin Luther King Jr. (from “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” delivered 3 April 1968, Memphis, Tennessee). This was the quotation that framed Johnathan M. Holifield’s keynote address … Continue reading

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Celebrate Black History Month 2015

Join the OMA and the Lonnie B Harris Black Cultural Center (BCC) in celebrating Black History Month (BHM) 2015! This year, the BCC has over a dozen events planned and student staff members, Osenat Quadri and Kala Hill, curated a display for the library showcasing various items. Come see the … Continue reading

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“A Community on the Move” OHS Exhibit

“A Community on the Move” Exhibit Information The Oregon Black Pioneers new exhibit “A Community on the Move” hosted by the Oregon Historical Society is now open to the public! This exhibit highlights the lives of Portland’s African Americans during … Continue reading

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month 2014

NAL Display 2014 Join the OMA and OSU’s Native American Longhouse (NAL) Eena Haws in celebrating Native American Heritage Month 2014! This year, NAL student staff member, Tus Henry, curated a display for the library featuring the NAL’s history and services … Continue reading

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A Day of Outreach: OR Archives Crawl & OALP Concert

OR Archives Crawl & OALP Concert Flyers It was a busy day for the OMA, but the best kind of busy since there were two opportunities to talk to community members about archives! Today the OMA participated in the Oregon … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2014 Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner

ULPDX EOD Dinner 2014 Program It’s that time of year again – the Urban League of Portland (ULPDX) Equal Opportunity Day Awards Dinner!  As we have done for the past several years, the OMA brought a display of ULPDX archival materials to … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month 2014!

OSU Women’s History Timeline In honor of Women’s History Month, the OMA was delighted to attend the OSU Women’s Center Women’s History Month Reception that featured OSU women’s stories! The first part of the event was a fun history lesson … 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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