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Oregon Historical Society
Visit the organization web site: http://www.ohs.org/
- What We Do
The Oregon Historical Society’s artifacts collection at the Oregon History Center comprises over 85,000 artifacts, including ancient objects from the earliest settlements, and objects that illustrate exploration in the Oregon Country, the growth of business and industry, the development of artwork and crafts, and maritime history, among many other topics. The OHS Research Library contains one of the country’s most extensive collections of state history materials, including approximately 25,000 maps, 30,000 books, 8.5 million feet of film and videotape, 16,000 rolls of microfilm and 12,000 linear feet of documents. The Research Library’s photographic archives include over 2.5 million images from pre-statehood to the present day. OHS Education Programs include internet resources to supplement classroom curriculum, Folk life cultural programs that focus on the diversity and beauty of arts and traditions, the National History Day in Oregon competition for junior high and high school students, and teacher training and workshops on Oregon history.
- Opportunities for service with us
- Bus Service
- 8, 56, Bus Mall