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May 2019

Workshop: Digitizing Archival Materials

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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LCHM Digital Archives staff Nick Chase and Stephen O’Brien will teach a workshop on digital scanning photos and photo collections. The workshop covers the basics of using a flatbed scanner to capture print photographs, and alternative capture methods for oversize and unusual materials. In addition to a technical overview, the workshop will touch on project management, photo handling, and archival standards and how to meet them. The workshop is offered as part of LCHM’s partnership with Oregon Heritage MentorCorps. MentorCorps is…

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History Pub: Pioneer Problems: The University of Oregon’s First Statue, 100 Years Later

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hop Valley, 990 W 1st Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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University of Oregon PhD Candidate Marc Carpenter gives a presentation on the history of "the Pioneer" statue, and its meanings past and present. Hop Valley, Doors at 6:00, program at 7:00

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June 2019

50 years of the Oregon Country Fair: Exhibit Reception

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Fifty Years of the Oregon Country Fair celebrates a half century of collaboration, color, and counterculture spirit. Learn about its ties to 1960s political movements and counterculture causes like environmental and anti-commercial enterprises. With a wealth of photographs and archival material from the Oregon Country Fair Archives and artwork from the OCF family, this bright exploration of our recent past is sure to be a trip. OCF is hosting a courtyard celebration of their 50 years. 12:00 to 8:00 pm.…

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July 2019

Trivia: Sports History!

July 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Stop by the 5th Street Market Eateries from 5:30PM – 7:00 PM for an evening of food, trivia, and fun with the Eugene Civic Alliance! Don’t miss this chance to show off your Civic Stadium knowledge!

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History Pub: Myths and Memory in Oregon’s Pioneer Monuments

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Viking Braggot Southtowne, 2490 Willamette Street
Eugene, OR 97405 United States
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Dr. Cynthia Prescott will be speaking on “Myths and Memory in Oregon's Pioneer Monuments.” Viking Braggot Southtowne, doors at 6:30, program at 7:30. Cynthia Culver Prescott is associate professor of history at the University of North Dakota. She is the author of Pioneer Mother Monuments: Constructing Cultural Memory (2019) and Gender and Generation on the Far Western Frontier (2007).

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Lane County Fair

July 24 @ 11:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
Lane County History Museum, 740 W 13th Ave
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Eugene Fairgrounds. LCHM has free admission for fair attendees. Hours extended to 11am - 8pm.

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August 2019

OHS Storage Facility Tour

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Oregon Historical Society Storage Facility Tour Portland. Arranged through Friends of the Eugene Library Foundation. Led by Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk. Catered lunch. $100. Contact Monica Wilton at mwilton@eplfoundation.org or (541) 338-7018.

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September 2019

Trivia Night: School Days

September 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
History pub trivia, September 4 5:30-7pm at fifth street public market eateries

5:30-7:00 pm. 5th St. Public Market Eateries. Compete for Prizes and Pride!

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Historic Homes Tour and Reception

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join LCHM and Singing Creek Educational Center for a walking tour of the East Skinner Butte historic neighborhood lead by LCHM Executive Director Bob Hart. Finish the evening with a wine reception at the historic Pironi House built in 1911 and learn about what exciting historical activities are going on in this area. Tour is limited to 20 people - $20/person or $35 for a couple. Contact the Museum at 541-682-4242 to register. Proceeds will be shared by Singing Creek and LCHM.

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Historic Applegate House Tour

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 28, 9AM, Historic Applegate House Tour  Join LCHM and Applegate House Heritage and Arts Education for a tour and lunch at the Historic Applegate House in Yoncalla, Oregon. Learn about the history of the Charles and Melinda Applegate House in Yoncalla that is the oldest known residence in Oregon that has remained in continuous family ownership since its construction. Also hear about important archaeological work being done on the property by the University of Oregon and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History.…

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