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Social Justice Tour of Corvallis IV

For the fourth time, the OMA collaborated with the Ethnic Studies 553: Ethnohistory Methodology course taught by Professor Natchee Barnd. The students came to the archives to review OMA and OSQA materials, and visited the Benton County Historical Society archives … Continue reading

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Sundown Towns in Oregon, Spring 2019

It’s been about 5 years, and the OMA was delighted to collaborate once again with Professor Jean Moule on her course Sundown Towns in Oregon, based on the book Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism by James W. … Continue reading

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Interview About Women, Activism, and Voting

This spring term, Professor of History and Gender Studies Kimberly Jensen taught a course in which her Western Oregon University students contributed content to the Oregon Women’s History Consortium (OWHC). The OWHC includes online exhibits relating to women, activism, and … Continue reading

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EOP 50th Anniversary – BSU Walk Out Reenactment

This afternoon the OMA joined the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) in its kick off event to celebrate the program’s 50 year anniversary! The EOP was established as an administrative response to the 1969 Black Student Union Walk Out, so it … Continue reading

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An LSTA Grant for the Chuck Williams Photo Collection

“OSU Libraries receive grant money for activist photographic collection: Work of photographer Chuck Williams, including cultural events, Oregon landscapes, will be displayed at OSU” by Alexis Campbell, News Contributor, The Baro, May 13, 2019. The article (text below) is available … Continue reading

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The OMA and OSQA Featured in Archival Outlook

The OMA and OSQA are featured in the Society of American Archivists (SAA) newsletter “Archival Outlook” May/June 2019 issue! Back in August of 2018, the OMA and OSQA presented at the annual SAA conference held in Washington DC as part … Continue reading

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SOL: LGBTQ+ Multicultural Support Network ~ Oral History Interviews

SOL: LGBTQ+ Multicultural Support Network ~ Oral History Interviews SOL focuses on supporting Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC) and offers educational programming, student advocacy, and ally building among individuals and organizations at Oregon State University. Learn more about … Continue reading

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OSQA and History Course Collaboration: the OSQA Oral History Project, Part 3

This winter term 2019, the OSU Queer Archives (OSQA) collaborated for the third time with the history class HST 368 Lesbian and Gay Movements in Modern America with Professor Mina Carson. Our first collaboration took place in 2016 and the … Continue reading

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OSU Solidarity March 5 Year Anniversary – Justin McDaniels Oral History

Five years ago today, OSU students gathered for a Solidarity March. Just a few weeks ago, Justin McDaniels shared his involvement in the March and the #ITooAmOSU campaign, and his interview is now available online! In late February / early … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day from OSQA <3

OSQA wishes you a very queer and very happy Valentine’s Day! The craft center hosted a free Valentine’s Day card-making event inside the Memorial Union with the option of screen-printing a t-shirt for a fee of $10.00. To make this … Continue reading

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