Morgen Young

Professional Credentials

  • M.A., Public History and Historic Preservation, University of South Carolina
  • B.A., History and Latin American Studies, Furman University
Personal Statement

  • I am a consulting historian who works with individuals and organizations alike to document, preserve, and interpret public history.
Areas of Specialization:

  • Pacific Northwest history; architectural history; historic preservation; oral history; documentary photography; 20th Century Alaska Native/American Indian history; sports history; community history; company history; workshops; museum exhibits; walking tours
Professional Associations

  • National Council on Public History
  • Architectural Heritage Center
  • Historic Preservation League of Oregon
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Northwest Oral History Association

Selected Positions, Projects, and Publications

  • Owner of Alder, LLC, since 2009. Clients have included Oregon Health & Science University, Oregon Historical Society, The Salvation Army Cascade Division, Chenega Future, Inc., Architectural Heritage Center
  • “The Red Shield in the Rose City: 125 Years of the Salvation Army in Portland,” Oregon History Museum, September 15 – December 31, 2011 Portland, Oregon.
  • Brick House Beautiful, Portland, Oregon. Nomination to the National Register of Historic Places. July 2011. Author.
  • “The History of Diversity in the Health Sciences,” Oregon Health & Science University, permanent exhibit, opened June 2011.
  • “Soccer City USA: The Portland Timbers and the NASL Years, 1975-1982,” Oregon History Museum, April 15 – September 4, 2011, Portland, Oregon.
  • We are the Land, We are the Sea: Stories of Subsistence from Chenega. Chenega Heritage Inc, 2007.
Contact Information:

  • 503.333.4914