[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-06-01
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Fri Jun 1 08:18:51 PDT 2012
In this Issue:
1. Old Days of Oregon Live Again at Flora School
2. NW History Network to Offer Historical Consulting Workshop
3. Gordon House to Celebrate Wright’s 145th Birthday
4. Bowman Museum, Prineville, Seeks Collections Care Specialist
5. Email Address Correction for Archives' Beach Images Search
OLD DAYS OF OREGON LIVE AGAIN AT FLORA SCHOOL
Days of old come once again to Flora School from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., June
16, in the little town of Flora, 37 miles north of Enterprise off
Highway 3. Listen to old-time music as volunteers present pioneer-era
skills including candle making for children, weaving, basket making and
spinning, wagon wheel construction, soap, rope, bread and butter making,
Dutch oven and wood cook stove demonstrations.
For more information call (541) 828-7700 (school phone) or 541.828.7010
(message phone) or email volunteers at floraschool.org .
NW HISTORY NETWORK TO OFFER HISTORICAL CONSULTING WORKSHOP
The Northwest History Network’s Professional Development Program will
present “A Future in Historical Consulting: Is It For You?” from 6 – 8
p.m., June 20 at the Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave.,
Portland. Participants will learn how to network and market themselves
as consulting historian; the process of pricing and valuing services as
a consultant; the business side of consulting; and the positives and
negatives of a career as a consulting historian.
The program will feature Richard Engeman, Donna Sinclair, William
Willingham, and Morgen Young who will conduct a discourse about working
in the consulting field, share their insights, business recommendations,
and missteps to avoid for those new to consulting or those considering
it as a career choice. A question and answer session will follow the
For more information, e-mail info at northwesthistory.org (
) or to sign up for the program, visit www.northwesthistory.org (
http://www.northwesthistory.org/ ) .
GORDON HOUSE TO CELEBRATE WRIGHT’S 145TH BIRTHDAY
The Gordon House, designed by world renowned architect Frank Lloyd
Wright, will host a special celebration to commemorate the 145th
anniversary of his birth from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., June 23 at 869 W Main
St., in Silverton. Visitors will have an opportunity for self-guided
tours and knowledgeable tour guides will be on hand to answer questions
and tell interesting stories about this unique house design. Gordon and
Wright exhibits will be on display in the house for this event.
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Conrad and Evelyn Gordon and built
in the Wilsonville area in 1964, the Gordon House is an “affordable”
Usonian style home. The home represents Wright’s vision of the Usonian
Community that was an original idea of suburbia in America for families
of moderate means.
For more information, call (503) 874-6006 or visit
www.thegordonhouse.org ( http://www.thegordonhouse.org/ ) .
BOWMAN MUSEUM, PRINEVILLE, SEEKS COLLECTIONS CARE SPECIALIST
The Bowman Museum in Prineville is seeking a Collections Care
Specialist who will be responsible for the care and registration
operations or its permanent collection and contribute to exhibit
programs. The application deadline is 5 p.m., June 15.
This part-time position will maintain all aspects of documenting
objects and will supervise volunteers. Successful applicants will
demonstrate a minimum of one year experience in museum collections
management, proficiency in PastPerfect collections and MS Office
software and a bachelor’s degree in museum studies or related field.
To view the full job description and application, visit
. Submit applications to the Crook County Treasurer’s, Tax Office at 200
NE 2nd St., Prineville, OR 97754. For further information, call (541)
EMAIL ADDRESS CORRECTION FOR ARCHIVES' BEACH IMAGES SEARCH
The State Archive’s is seeking images related to the history of
Oregon's beaches, the 1913 Open Beaches act and the 1967 Beach Bill for
the upcoming edition of the Oregon Blue Book’s color section. To
discuss items you have and wish to contribute, contact Managing Editor,
Julie Yamaka by phone at (503) 378-5199 or email high resolution digital
images to julie.a.yamaka at state.or.us .
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