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Oregon Experience

The Suffragists

Video duration: 29:30Video has closed captioning.

For decades, Oregon women worked to get the vote with no success. Then, just after the turn of the twentieth century, a younger generation of women burst onto the scene. Together they won the vote for Oregon women, and went on to help implement social change that dramatically altered the lives of women and children, and improved working conditions for all Americans.

Episodes of Oregon Experience53

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Oregon Experience

Vanport

This is the story of Vanport; what it was like to live there and how it suddenly ended.

59:53

Vanport

59:53

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Oregon Experience

Darcelle XV

At age 85, Portland’s Darcelle is the nation’s oldest performing drag queen.

29:59

Darcelle XV

29:59

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Oregon Experience

Jazz Town

Jazz Town explores the vibrant, post-World War II eruption of jazz in Portland.

29:17

Jazz Town

29:17

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Oregon Experience

Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

Frontier preacher and pioneer geologist, Thomas Condon.

30:06

Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

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Clips of Oregon Experience100

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Oregon Experience

Celebration

Vanport Mosaic and the City of Portland celebrates the history and legacy of Vanport.

3:01

Celebration

3:01

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Oregon Experience

Proclamation

Vanport Mosaic organized a Vanport survivor’s reunion in North Portland.

2:31

Proclamation

2:31

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Oregon Experience

Restoration

Susan Barthel, Portland’s Environmental Services, explains the restoration efforts.

3:03

Restoration

3:03

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Oregon Experience

Rumors

History and Humanities Professor James Harrison talks about some of the death toll rumors.

2:38

Rumors

2:38

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Oregon Experience

Schools

In the early 1940s there were thousands of children living in Vanport with their families.

1:54

Schools

1:54

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Oregon Experience

Dare to be Different

Dare to be Different

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Dare to be Different

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Oregon Experience

Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Community

Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Queens

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Greg Pitts, Archivists for Oregon's Drag Community

2:03

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Oregon Experience

Kevin Cook Discusses Darcelle

Kevin Cook Discusses Darcelle

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Kevin Cook Discusses Darcelle

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Previews of Oregon Experience20

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Oregon Experience

Previewing Oregon Experience's Vanport

Oregon Experience's 11th season premiere documentary - Vanport.

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Previewing Oregon Experience's Vanport

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Oregon Experience

Oregon Experiences's Vanport Premiering November 14

Previewing Oregon Experience's Vanport Premiering November 14.

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Oregon Experiences's Vanport Premiering November 14

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Oregon Experience

A Sneak Preview of Oregon Experience's Beervana

Oregon Experience's Beervana explores the history of the burgeoning craft beer movement.

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A Sneak Preview of Oregon Experience's Beervana

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Oregon Experience

A Sneak Preview of Darcelle XV

A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's Darcelle XV

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A Sneak Preview of Darcelle XV

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