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OSQA Collection ~ The Lavender Network Newsmagazine

The Lavender Network Newsmagazine collection contains copies of the newsmagazine The Lavender Network, a monthly publication focused on the LGBTQ+ communities of Oregon, published by Ronald B. Zahn. The Collection Finding Aid for The Lavender Network Newsmagazine, 1986-1992 About The … Continue reading

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OMA and AHE 638 Collaboration: Oregon Higher Education Oral Histories Collection

Oregon Higher Education Oral Histories Collection The Oregon Higher Education Oral Histories Collection contains the interviews of 33 individuals sharing the histories and their experiences of 11 community colleges in Oregon including Blue Mountain Community College, Central Oregon Community College, … Continue reading

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Ismael Pardo, OMA Internship 2020 Reflection

The OMA has hosted numerous interns over the past 10 years and this past academic year, during winter and spring 2020, we hosted Ismael Pardo, an OSU senior majoring in history and religious studies. Over the course of 5 months … Continue reading

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2015 OSU Students of Color Speak Out Oral History Interviews

In November 2015, members of OSU’s students of color communities gathered in Gill Coliseum to address concerns and experiences of racism and anti-Blackness on campus and in their lives. Organized by three queer students in the community, the “Students of … Continue reading

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Exhibit ~ Chuck Williams Photographic Collection

“Legacy of an Oregonian Photographer: the Chuck Williams Photographic Collection” highlights the work of Charles Otis “Chuck” Williams II (1943-2016), an Oregon-based professional photographer and environmental activist. He was of Cascade Chinook descent and for many years a member of … Continue reading

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Shades of Color at OAC 1916-1921: The Untold Story of Palmer Patton

“Palmer Patton recognized as earliest identified African American graduate, faculty member at Oregon State” Life at OSU February 20, 2020 The unveiling of Palmer Patton’s unique life story took place Feb. 24th at the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center. … Continue reading

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Insight into a Company’s Stance on LGBTQ+ Issues in the 1990s: an addition to the Thomas Kraemer Papers

In 2018, OSQA acquired the Thomas Kraemer Papers, a collection that included Kraemer’s blog, blog reference materials, and research files; his collection of comics, magazines, and films; and some biographical materials. Kraemer was an OSU alum who helped found the … Continue reading

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Land Acknowledgements

Late last year, the Oregon State University student government, the Associated Students of OSU, passed a bill to acknowledge the indigenous land that the university resides upon. The land acknowledgment states: Let it be acknowledged that Oregon State University in … Continue reading

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OSU OID Podcast Episode featuring the OMA

The OSU Office of Institutional Diversity’s The Got Work To Do Podcast features members of the OSU community whose work in diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice corresponds with the themes of the We Have Work to Do campaign. For … Continue reading

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Indigenous Trans and Two-Spirit Stories of Resilience

November 20, 2019 is a day of great significance. The day takes places within Native Heritage Month, Trans Awareness Week, Trans Day of Remembrance, and the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz. The event “Indigenous Trans and Two Spirit … Continue reading

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