[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-02-22

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Wed Feb 22 07:52:14 PST 2012

In this Issue:
1. Grant Writing Workshops Positioned Around State in March 
2. Salvation Army “Industrial Home” Building Tour Set
3. Portland Jews, Regional Politics, 1900-1930 Subject of Talk
The Oregon Cultural Trust and its core statewide cultural partners will
facilitate several grant writing workshops in March at different
locations around Oregon. The first workshop will run from 2 – 4 p.m.,
March 6 at Heritage Station Museum, 108 S.W. Frazer, Pendleton. 
The program, titled “Meet the Funders Where You Are”, will also take
place in Baker City, Enterprise, Eugene, Garibaldi, La Grande, Lincoln
City, Portland, Salem and Sisters. Learn about options for heritage
funding or, if you have a specific project in mind, come prepared to
share a succinct summary of your proposed project for feedback and
advice. The two-hour round-table-style sessions will include questions
and answers, and break out discussions with grant coordinators from the
Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage Commission and Oregon
For location details, to register for a workshop or to view grant
program descriptions, visit
www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab1.aspx?EventID=1067730 . Need more
information? Contact the Cultural Trust at (503) 986-0088.
A hard-hat tour of the Salvation Army’s “Industrial Home” building will
take place from 1 – 3:30 p.m., March 3, at 200 SE Martin Luther King Jr.
Blvd., Portland.
In Portland’s Central Eastside, the “Industrial Home” building is
undergoing an adaptive re-use project and getting a new lease on life.
Acquired by the Salvation Army in 1913, the 26,000 square foot
structure, built in 1893, once housed a feed and hay business. A 1930s
remodel doubled the building’s size and applied a “facelift” designed by
architect Frederick Manson White.Known as the “Industrial home” model,
the building provided jobs and housing for the homeless under one roof,
including a workers dormitory, dining facilities, and a chapel.
Over the years, remodels removed or concealed many of the building’s
historic features. The hard-hat tour will provide an opportunity to view
a transformation in progress as workers uncover original materials and
restore historic features. For further information and to
pre-registration for this tour, visit www.visitahc.org (
http://www.visitahc.org/ ) or call (503) 231-7264. 
Ellen Eisenberg will present “Voting Jewish? South Portland Jews and
Regional Politics, 1900 – 1930” at noon, March 16, at the Oregon Jewish
Museum, 1953 NW Kearney St., Portland.
Sunday closing laws, radical tax plans, prohibition, mandatory public
schooling, compulsory vaccination, and women’s suffrage were just a few
of the many issues confronting voters in early 20th century Portland.
Learn how Jewish voters from the South Portland neighborhood negotiated
these measures
Visit www.ojm.org/lectures.htm or call (503) 226-3600 to learn more.

Visit www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/Conference.shtml to learn more about
the joint Oregon Heritage Conference / Northwest Archivists Annual
Meeting April 26-28. 

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Oregon Heritage News is a service of the Oregon Heritage Commission.
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