[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2013-03-21
heritage.info at state.or.us
Thu Mar 21 08:07:09 PDT 2013
In this Issue:
1. Time to calendar your events for Historic Preservation Month
2. “Grant Success!” workshops take place in La Grande and Cave Junction
3. Tsunami workshops featured in Coastal Communities
4. OMA offers Heritage Conference registration, collections workshop
5. OSU adds to Pauling Online Collection series
6. Oregon newspaper content added to Chronicling America website
7. Registration underway for spring courses at CCC
8. RFP open for Willamette Falls Legacy Project
TIME TO CALENDAR YOUR MAY EVENTS FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH
Historic Preservation Month, which highlights the importance of
preserving places, artifacts and archives, will take place in May.
Oregon Heritage will place your local Historic Preservation Month event
on its online calendar (
Do you have an event coming up in May that features local preservation
efforts? Email Oregon Heritage ( mailto:heritage.info at state.or.us ) a
two-sentence description, the location, date and time. Please also
include the name of the sponsoring organization, and a website, phone
number or email address where people can get more information about the
“GRANT SUCCESS!” WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE IN LA GRANDE AND CAVE JUNCTION
Plan to attend a “Grant Success!” Workshop from 3 – 5 p.m., March 26 at
La Grande's Market Place, 1101 Washington Ave. or from 9:30 – 11:30
a.m., April 4 at Illinois Valley Grange No. 370, 3763 Holland Loop Road,
Cave Junction. Attendees will obtain tips on project planning, matching
the project to the right grant and writing effective responses. The
workshops will also offer information about Oregon Heritage and other
grant opportunities, including the Oregon Cultural Trust. For more
information, email Kuri Gill ( mailto:Kuri.Gill at state.or.us ) or call
TSUNAMI WORKSHOPS FEATURED IN COASTAL COMMUNITIES
The Tsunami Road Show (
http://www.oregon.gov/OMD/OEM/Pages/2013-Tsunami-Road-Show.aspx ) is
coming to a venue near you! Oregon Emergency Management Geologic Hazards
Coordinator Althea Rizzo and other state agency experts will hold
preparedness workshops concerning tsunamis and earthquakes in several
Oregon communities in March. For a list of workshop locations, dates and
further information, email Althea Rizzo, Ph. D. (
mailto:althea.rizzo at state.or.us ) or call (503) 378-2911 x 22237.
OMA OFFERS STIPENDS FOR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION, COLLECTIONS WORKSHOP
The Oregon Museums Association (OMA) will offer one registration
stipend for the upcoming Oregon Heritage Conference in Portland, May 9 –
10 and an additional stipend to attend the Collections Care Workshop and
Luncheon on May 9. Applicants must submit a letter of application
explaining how attending will benefit their professional development and
a description of their role within their organization by April 22.
Stipend recipients will write an article about the workshop they attend
for publication in a 2013 issue of the OMA “Dispatch”. For further
information, visit www.oregonmuseums.org. Email oregonmuseums at gmail..com
OSU ADDS TO PAULING ONLINE COLLECTION SERIES
In the early 1930s, prompted by the need to attract funding during the
Great Depression, Linus Pauling moved away from his very successful
program of research on the structure of crystals in favor of new
pursuits on biological topics. Using more than 400 documents,
photographs and multimedia snippets, and centered on a narrative written
by Linus Pauling’s biographer, “Linus Pauling and the Structure of
Proteins: A Documentary History” tells the story of the great
achievements that led Francis Crick to describe Pauling as "one of the
founders of molecular biology." Now available for viewing, Linus Pauling
and the Structure of Proteins (
is the sixth in the Oregon State University Libraries Special
Collections & Archives Research Centers’ (
http://scarc.library.oregonstate.edu/ ) series of documentary history
websites focusing on specific aspects of Pauling’s remarkable life and
OREGON NEWSPAPER CONTENT ADDED TO CHRONICLING AMERICA WEBSITE
The Library of Congress' and National Endowment for the Humanities'
Chronicling America website recently added new historic Oregon newspaper
content. Chronicling America ( http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ ) is
the nation's free, keyword-searchable historic newspaper database. For
newspaper highlights and updates on new content online, visit the Oregon
Digital Newspaper Program ( http://odnp.wordpress.com/ ) blog.
REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR SPRING COURSES AT CCC
Spring term begins April 1 and registration is underway for historic
preservation and restoration courses at Clatsop Community College.
Course topics include History of Pacific Northwest Architecture, whole
house energy workshops, and several hands-on preservation projects.
Register online at www.clatsopcc.edu or call (503) 338-7670. Email
Lucien Swerdloff ( mailto:lswerdloff at clatsopcc.edu ) or call (503)
338-2301 with questions.
RFP OPEN FOR WILLAMETTE FALLS LEGACY PROJECT
The City of Oregon City is requesting proposals for a consulting team
to assist with completing a master plan and rezoning of the former Blue
Heron Paper Mill Site. This planning project will create a vision for
the site through a robust public process that respects the history and
nature of the land and provides needed certainty to the development
community by removing or reducing barriers to site redevelopment. Visit
details about this project and proposal submittal instructions.
Register now ( http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/conference.aspx
) for the 2013 Heritage Conference in Portland May 9 and 10!
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provides technical support and services to people and organizations
documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage.
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