[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2004-01-16
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Fri Jan 16 15:44:55 PST 2004
In this issue:
1.Portland house, architects to be featured
2. History website reviews available online
3. Oregon Council for the Humanities Grant Deadline Nears
4. Lewis and Clark program begins Jan. 21 in Portland
PORTLAND HOUSE, ARCHITECTS TO BE FEATURED
The Bosco-Milligan Foundation will host a program and tour of the Kenneth A.J. MacKenzie House at 9:30 a.m. February 7 in Portland..
McKenzie hired architects William Whidden and Ion Lewis to design his home that was built in 1892. At the program, architect and author Bill Hawkins will speak on the Portland buildings of Whidden and Lewis. David Jeffery, director of development for the William Temple House organization that has occupied the house for 32 years will talk about its ownership.
Pre-registration is required. For more information, contact the Bosco-Milligan Foundation at PO Box 14157, Portland OR 97293-0157 or phone (503) 231-7264.
HISTORY WEBSITE REVIEWS AVAILABLE ONLINE
The Public History Resource Center has announced the online publication of its ninth issue of Web site reviews: People, Places, Politics, and Social Movements of the Progressive Era. The websites reviewed include at least one from Oregon and can be found at http://www.publichistory.org/reviews/view_issue.asp?IssueNumber=9
In its largest issue to date, 31 web sites are reviewed by historians and public history professionals. A wide range of topics are covered,including: presidential elections, suffrage, temperance, conservation, amusement parks, world expositions, the Spanish-American War, WWI, labor, and the Alaskan gold rush.
The issue includes a brief introduction, ratings of each site (using the center's rating system), review abstracts, and full-length reviews.
OREGON COUNCIL FOR THE HUMANITIES GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE NEARS
February 15 is the postmark deadline for letters of intent to apply for an Oregon Council for the Humanities grant in the spring 2004 grant cycle. OCH Grants provide financial
support for nonprofit organizations across Oregon to conceive and implement quality public humanities programs. You may download a non-writeable PDF of
the grant application and guidelines from OCH*s website at www.oregonhum.org. You may also request a hard copy of the application and guidelines by e-mailing och at oregonhum.org. Please be sure to include your name, organization, mailing address, phone, and e-mail information in your request.
LEWIS AND CLARK PROGRAM BEGINS JAN. 21 IN PORTLAND
A 6-week program set for Wednesdays that focuses on the Lewis & Clark and the North America of their time is set to begin January 21. Class participants will read original essays from "Lewis & Clark: Journey to Another America", and view slides and historical documents. Weekly discussion, led by Dr. Larry McClure, will be informative and challenging.
The two-hour-long weekly sessions are scheduled for 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. There is a registration fee. Registration can be done by phoning (503) 241-3059.
The classes will take place at OASIS. OASIS is a national education organization offering challenging programs in the arts, humanities, wellness and meaningful volunteer service for adults over 50. This special humanities program was developed with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support has been
provided by the Missouri Historical Society and the May Department Stores Co. OASIS is located at the Portland Downtown Meier & Frank store on the 10th floor.
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