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A Day of Outreach: OR Archives Crawl & OALP Concert

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 Archives Crawl (both at the OSU and … Continue reading

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The OMA at NWA 2014

The OMA presented at this year’s Northwest Archivists (NWA) conference in Spokane, WA, and was delighted to share information about its work with Milagro and the Obo Addy Legacy Project!  The OMA’s presentation was a part of a lightning talk session and described its relationship with … Continue reading

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OSU’s World Language & Culture Day 2014

This past week was OSU’s first World Language & Culture Day and the OMA was there to showcase the Milagro and Obo Addy Legacy Project collections! The WL&CD, organized by OSU’s World Language and Culture department,  included salsa dance lessons, Chinese theater, information … Continue reading

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The Obo Addy Legacy Project collection is now available for research!

The OMA is very excited to share that the finding aid to the Obo Addy Legacy Project collection is now complete! The OALP collection consists of 20 boxes of materials divided into three main subgroups:  Obo Addy Materials, 1971-2013; Homowo African … Continue reading

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Applause! An Exhibit Featuring Two Performing Arts Groups

It has been almost a year and a half since the OMA began its relationship with Milagro and about a year since it first met with the Obo Addy Legacy Project. From the very beginning, the OMA had always planned … Continue reading

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Performing Arts Collections Updates!

On October 19th and 20th the OMA attended both a concert in honor of Obo Addy and a new play in the 2013-2014 season of the Miracle Theatre Group! Plus Mike and Katrina, interns for the collections they are processing … Continue reading

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The OMA at SAA 2013

Last week the OMA traveled to New Orleans to attend the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting. And the OMA presented, twice! First, the OMA participated in the “Women’s Archives: What Does the Future Hold?” Society of American Archivists Pre-Conference at Tulane … Continue reading

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DiaTribe ~ A Concert in Honor of Obo Addy

On Monday August 5th a very special concert took place in Portland’s Washington Park to honor and celebrate Obo Addy. DiaTribe: From the Village to the Streets was an incredible blend of African and urban U.S. music and dance. The concert featured … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection

The Oregon Multicultural Archives is honored to add another Portland, OR cultural arts organization to its collections. On Friday, June 21st, Natalia Fernández and I travelled to Portland to pick up the Obo Addy Legacy Project Collection.  This collection is made up … Continue reading

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