Monthly Archives: November 2016

What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Launching an Offensive Against the War

“If President Johnson had to kill – shoot, burn to death – ten Vietnamese women and children every morning before breakfast, the war would soon end.” -Linus Pauling, 1967 By early 1965, convinced that the United States government was the primary obstacle … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Struggling to Find Common Ground

Almost as soon as he had received it, Linus Pauling sent a copy of Ho Chi Minh’s letter of November 17, 1965 to U.S. President Lyndon Johnson. While the letter contained some “strongly worded” rhetoric about the United States, Pauling … Continue reading

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Two new posts on the Oregon Multicultural Archives blog.

“Occupying Margins” A Panel Discussion on Gender and The OMA at the Oregon Migrations Symposium. “This panel aims to spotlight the lived experiences of non-binary/genderqueer/gender non-conforming folx who live beyond the gender binary.” As part of Trans Awareness Week on … Continue reading

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Nature Photography: A Family Affair

William Finley and Herman Bohlman were not the only ones behind the camera. In the Finley household, photography was a family affair.  This month’s installment of the Reuniting Finley and Bohlman series looks at the close involvement Irene and the Finley children … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling Blog? Crucial Correspondence

“The continuation of the savagery of the Vietnam War is unworthy of the dignity of man.” -Linus Pauling, 1965 In 1964, Linus Pauling’s colleague in anti-Vietnam War activism, Corliss Lamont, sent a copy of his 1962 open letter against Vietnam to … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Brewstorian blog? Posts related to Peter Kopp’s Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Thanks to Gillian Bergmann, OHBA student extraordinaire, for a suite of posts related to Peter Kopp’s new book Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. http://thebrewstorian.tumblr.com/post/153311385596/thank-you-to-the-oregon-historical-society-for http://thebrewstorian.tumblr.com/post/153237815196/interview-with-peter-a-kopp http://thebrewstorian.tumblr.com/post/153016835106/hey-all-interested-in-the-rich-history-of-beer

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What’s new on the Pauling blog? Searching for Truth in Times of War

“As individuals who believe that the only security for America lies in world peace, we wish to ask you why at present the United States is sending its Army, Navy and Air Force to bring death and bloodshed to South … Continue reading

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What’s new on the OMA blog? Glitter in the Archives!

Last week the Oregon State Queer Archives hosted its first ever crafting event as part of OSU’s Queer History Month celebrations. We supplied attendees with copies of archival materials, including images from the Pride Center records, old event flyers, After 8 … Continue reading

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What’s new on the Pauling blog? Pauling and Vietnam: Father Pire’s Appeal for Humanity

“Our present object is not to apportion blame among the groups of combatants. The one imperative is that this crime against all that is civilized in the family of man shall cease.” -“An Appeal by Recipients of the Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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