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Emerging Leaders for Oregon brings you an exclusive first look at the Oregon Historical Society's World War II exhibit

Emerging Leaders for Oregon invites you to an exclusive look and private tour of the Oregon Historical Society's World War II exhibit, World War II: A World at War, A State Transformed.

The Oregon Historical Society is hosting this event exclusively for members and guests of Emerging Leaders for Oregon. Please join us for this very special and unique opportunity to learn more about this historical time for our country and our state.

Join us Wednesday, July 1 at 5:30pm for wine and appetizers, followed by a private tour of the new exhibit guided by OHS Executive Director Kerry Tymchuck from 6:00 - 7:00pm, concluding with a time for questions and answers about the exhibit until 7:30pm.

Cost to attend is $10 per person, payment options are available hereRSVP and ticket purchase is required to attend.

Please invite your friends, family and colleagues and we look forward to seeing you there.

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About the Exhibit

This exhibit honors the Greatest Generation through an original exhibition, opening 70 years following the end of World War II. In World War II: A World at War, A State Transformed, artifacts and manuscripts from the premier Mark Family Collection illustrate this massive conflict, from the battlefields in North Africa to the home fronts in America. Letters, historic documents, and military uniforms provide a sense of place and give visitors a lens into the many events of World War II, including prominent battles and critical political decisions.
The exhibit will also focus on Oregon, a state transformed during the mid-twentieth century. Items drawn from the Oregon Historical Society's archives will tell the stories that dramatically changed Oregon, including the operation of the Kaiser shipyards, the internment of Japanese Americans, and the fact that the only World War II combat casualties to occur in the continental U.S. were in Oregon as a result of the balloon bomb.


Can I invite additional guests to attend?
Yes, of course! Please make sure all guests are accounted for and registered through Eventbrite prior to the event.

Is it okay if I can only attend a portion of the evening?

If I cannot attend, is my ticket refundable?
Tickets purchased for this event are non-refundable. However, you can transfer your registration/ticket to another guest on your behalf. Please contact our organizer to let them know of the change.

Is there a dress code?
Business casual dress would be most appropriate.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The Oregon Historical Society is located at 1200 SW Park Avenue, between Madison and Jefferson Streets in downtown Portland. There is ample street parking near the Oregon Historical Society. Most metered parking in the immediate vicinity is limited to three hours. Multiple SmartPark garages are nearby.

Invite your friends, family and colleagues.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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