ES 351 Fall Term 2016 Class Poster Session


This fall term the OMA hosted the students of Professor Daniel López-Cevallos’ ethnic studies course ES 351 “Ethnic Minorities in Oregon” for a session on the collections and histories available for them to use as part of their class projects. At the end of the term, the students returned to the archives to give poster presentations about their research. The students’ topics of study included: the IRCO Asian Family Center, Chinese Disinterment in Oregon, Mexican Immigration in Oregon, the Oregon – and OSU – Japanese Exclusion and Executive Order 9066, the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and Chinese Miners in Oregon.

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Check out the photos of the ES 351 Fall Term 2016 Class Poster Session below!

IRCO Asian Family Center

OMA collections used: IRCO Asian Family Center Oral History Collection and the OSU Asian and Pacific Cultural Center Records



Chinese Disinterment in Oregon

OMA Collection Used: Oregon Chinese Disinterment Documents digital collection



Mexican Immigration in Oregon

OMA Collections Used: Erlinda Gonzales-Berry Papers and the Braceros in Oregon Photograph Collection


The Oregon – and OSU – Japanese Exclusion and Executive Order 9066

OMA Collections Used: Various pertaining to OSU’s Japanese American Students During WWII



Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

OMA Related Collections Used: The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde newspaper, Smoke Signals, 1978-present, available via the Oregon Historic Newspapers Project



Chinese Miners in Oregon

OMA Related Collections Used: Various articles within The Oregon Encyclopedia




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