Scope and Contents note
The Events Grant collection contains color slides and B&W and color photographs from a variety of unrelated events and projects that took place in 1993 and 1994. A range of folk arts events including festivals, a video project and community documentation gathered in 1994 and 1995.
Color slides in this collection are of the following: Mt. Olivet Gospel Choir; Celebrating Traditions festival; Plateau-style beaded bag by Sophie George; Ukrainian embroidery; Swedish dahlmaling; Portland Gospel groups - Mt. Olivet and Heaven Bound; IRCO refugee video project; Cambodian Buddhist Temple in West Linn (consecration of the Buddha); Connie Mom-Chhing and Cambodian dancers; Artquake 1993; and It's Festival Time: Celebrating Traditions and Cultural Heritage.
Color negatives and prints are of a Cambodian dance performance.
Some of the sponsors for the various projects included: It's Festival Time -NEA, Oregon Arts Commission, Portland General Electric; and Refugee Youth Video Project -Regional Arts and Culture Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Oregon Arts Commission, MacArthur Foundation, Hillman Foundation, City of Portland Cable Access Fund, and the Private Industry Council.
- Oregon Folklife Program (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
General Physical Description note
497 slides, 21 photographs