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Noche de Alma Latinoamericana Concert

The OMA represented all of the OSU Libraries at the event “Noche de Alma Latinoamericana Concert.” The event was hosted by Corvallis-OSU Piano International and other community partners. It was an all-Spanish language music and cultural event for the entire … Continue reading

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LGBTQ+ History in OSU’s The Barometer

As we celebrate Queer History Month, we invite you to join us in remembering and exploring histories of queerness at OSU, in Corvallis, and throughout all of Oregon. Here at the OSU Queer Archives, we have been busy expanding our … Continue reading

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OMA Exhibit Featured in Alexandria

Fresh of the digital press! The article “Partners in showcasing history: Activating the land-grant engagement mission through collaborative exhibits” co-authored by Anne Bahde, Tiah Edmunson-Morton, and Natalia Fernández is published in the journal Alexandria: The Journal of National and International … Continue reading

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The Urban League of Portland’s 2019 Equal Opportunity Day

The Urban League of Portland hosted its annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner on September 17, 2019. The theme for the evening was Celebrating Our Legacy: Honoring the Past and Preparing for the Future to commemorate the beginning of organization’s 75th … Continue reading

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OMA at the 2019 LDRS Conference

This week the OMA attended the first ever Library Diversity and Residency Studies (LDRS) Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina. The conference focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in libraries, including but not restricted to Library Diversity Residency programs. The conference … Continue reading

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OMA Lecture at BCHS

The OMA was honored to be invited to the Benton County Historical Society 2019 Lecture Series to give a presentation titled “In Their Own Words: The Oregon African American Railroad Porters Oral History Collection” to an audience of over 50 … Continue reading

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Hattie Redmond History Featured on the Oregon Heritage Exchange Blog

Earlier this summer, the Oregon Heritage Commission Coordinator invited the OMA to write a blog post for the Oregon Heritage Exchange (OHE) blog as part of an initiative to help heritage organizations start planning ahead for the 2020 Centennial of … Continue reading

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Milagro in the Oregon Encyclopedia

In 2018 the Oregon Encyclopedia invited the OMA to write an entry about Milagro Theatre, and it is now published! In honor of the bilingualism featured in many of Milagro’s plays, the OE entry is available in both English and … Continue reading

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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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