5, Rutherford Family Collection Celebration: Dr. Schechter's public history students

Title

5, Rutherford Family Collection Celebration: Dr. Schechter's public history students

Files

Streaming Media

Date

11-8-2012

Event

On November 8, 2012, the video was shared with guests at Portland State University Library's reception to celebrate the donation of the Rutherford Family Collection to the Library's Special Collections and to view the exhibit curated by the students and Dr. Schechter, "Say We Are Here: Culture, Community and Activism across Four Generations of Black Oregonians."

Description

In early 2012, 13 Portland State public history students, under the direction of Dr. Patricia Schechter, spent their term working with the Verdell A. Burdine and Otto G. Rutherford Family Collection in Special Collections at the Portland State University Library. In this video, 5 students who have continued to work with the collection beyond the initial tern share their impressions of this experience. Featuring Marti Clemmons, Meg Langford, Jeanne Roedel, Tasha Triplett, and Marc Carpenter.

Speakers at the reception including Charlotte Rutherford, daughter of Verdell and Otto, and donor of the collection; Dr. Darrell Millner, Professor of Black Studies at Portland State; John Henley, collection appraiser; Dr. Patricia Schechter, Professor of History at Portland State, and Cris Paschild, Head of Special Collections and University Archivist with the Portland State Library.

Length

5 minutes

Location

Portland

Subjects

Oregon -- History, African American History

Rights

Rights: The contents of this video are for personal, educational, and non-commercial use only. This video may not be reproduced in any form without the express permission of Portland State University Library Special Collections. For questions or permissions, please contact Special Collections at 503.725.9883 or specialcollections@pdx.edu

Disciplines

African American Studies | Cultural History | United States History

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11678

5, Rutherford Family Collection Celebration: Dr. Schechter's public history students

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