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The City of Portland, Oregon

Archives & Records Management

Office of the City Auditor

phone: 503-865-4100


1800 SW 6th Ave, Suite 550, Portland, OR 97201

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First Annual Oregon Archives Crawl a Success!


Thanks to everyone who helped us get the word out about the first annual Oregon Archives Crawl and to those who “crawled” between each location.  We were thrilled with the steady stream of visitors coming through our door, many of whom had never been to our facility or to any archive. 

Here are a few pictures from the day. Enjoy!

Getting up close and personal with the historic exhibit

Exhibit at the Oregon Archives Crawl

Perusing the preservation display

Preservation display Oregon Archives Crawl

Putting history together piece by piece

Oregon Archives Crawl

Touring the closed stacks

Touring the closed stacks

And of course getting the Oregon Archives Crawl passport stamped

Oregon Archives Crawl passport stamping

Thanks to our wonderful presenters who gave real life examples of how they use archives!

Tanya March talked about the many different topics she has researched here including the work she did in preparation for the Re-Building South Portland exhibit opening this Friday, 10/8 at the Architectural Heritage Center.

Tanya March presenting

Joanne Oleksiak discussed her research regarding the Albina Mural project and provided a preview of the upcoming exhibit Walls of Heritage, Walls of Pride: African American Murals at the Oregon Historical Society opening November 16th.

Joanne Oleksiak



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