[Libs-Or] Contribute Your Knowledge of Harney County History to the Oregon Encyclopedia

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Contribute Your Knowledge of Local History to the Oregon Encyclopedia.

Learn about the valuable historical resources available at the Harney  
County Library,including an overview of the special collections  
available at the Claire McGill Luce
Western History Room. This collection features books, local  
newspapers, oral histories, and
over 1,000 photos of Burns, Hines, and the people and communities of  
Harney County.

Contribute your knowledge of local history and culture to The Oregon  
Encyclopedia (OE), an on-line resource about the state's significant  
people, places, events, and institutions.
Visit The Oregon Encyclopedia at www.oregonencyclopedia.org

Executive Editor, Dr. William L. Lang, will lead a discussion on how  
to write an Encyclopedia entry and will work with participants to  
identify local topics that should be included in The Oregon  
Encyclopedia.

Date: Monday, March 7, 2011
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Location:
Harney County Library
80 West "D" Street
Burns, OR 97720

This meeting is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will  
be served. See the attached press release for more details.

The Oregon Encyclopedia is a partnership between Portland State  
University, the Oregon Council of Teachers of English, and the Oregon  
Historical Society. The meeting is supported in part by the Institute  
of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and  
Technology Act, administered by
the Oregon State Library. This event is co-sponsored by the Harney  
County Library.




Tania Hyatt-Evenson
The Oregon Encyclopedia
Community Relations and Outreach Coordinator
503.725.3990
pdx05508 at pdx.edu

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