[Heritage] Heritage Fellows to make presentations at Regional Roundup

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Thu Mar 4 10:46:37 PST 2010

Three Oregon university students will present research findings at the
Oregon Heritage Regional Roundup April 9 in Oregon City. The
presentations will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The three Fellows have been selected by the Heritage Programs Division
of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) based on the
strength of both their scholastic achievement and their research topics.
The fellowships are intended to encourage the thoughtful inquiry of
Oregon’s heritage by emerging scholars.

“We hope the fellowship program will also increase public interest in
the diverse history and heritage of Oregon,” said Roger Roper,
assistant director for OPRD.

The students, their schools and topics are:

1. Katie Archambault, Linfield College, “History of Rural
Electrification in Oregon, 1930-1955.”

2. Justin Eichelberger, Oregon State University, “19th Century U.S.
Army Subsistence Strategies on the Western Frontier: A Study of the
Subsistence Department at Fort Yamhill, 1856-1866.”

3. Donald Stevens, University of Oregon, "The Private Market Solution:
The Oregon State Medical Society Confronts Contract Medicine in the

The Oregon Heritage Regional Roundup in Oregon City is one of three
that will take place during April. The other two will take place April
22 in Jacksonville and April 29 in La Grande. 

The Regional Roundups will bring together staff and volunteers from
historical societies, historic landmark commissions, schools and
universities, humanities groups, local and state agencies, museums,
tourism and economic development organizations, federal agencies and
tribal governments. 

Details and registration for the Regional Roundups are online through
the Heritage Programs website: www.oregonheritage.org. 

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