Richard H. Engeman

Attired for the Oregon Statehood Centennial
Professional Credentials:
MA, History (Western American/Public history), University of Washington
MLS, Librarianship, University of Oregon
BA, American Studies, Reed College

Personal Statement:
I am a public historian with a broad knowledge of Pacific Northwest history, and a commitment to making regional history accessible and meaningful to a wide audience

Areas of Specialization:
Transportation history (railroads, steamboats, streetcars, buses); regional foodways; public markets; architecture and historic preservation; community history; historical photographs, maps, ephemera, and archival resources; historical tours; public talks and illustrated presentations

Professional Associations:
National Council on Public History
American Association for State and Local History
Washington State Historical Society
Northwest History Network
Oregon Historical Society
Northwest Archivists

Selected Positions and Publications:
Proprietor of Oregon Rediviva, LLC, since 2006. Clients have included the Victorian Society in America; Oregon Historical Society; Tamastslikt Cultural Institute
Employers have included the Oregon Historical Society, University of Washington Libraries, Southern Oregon Historical Society
The Oregon Companion: an Historical Gazetteer of the Useful, the Curious, and the Arcane. Timber Press, 2009
Eating It Up in Eden: the Oregon Century Farm & Ranch Cookbook. White House Grocery Press, 2009
Wooden Beams and Railroad Ties: the History of Oregon’s Built Environment. Online publication at the Oregon History Project, Oregon Historical Society, 2005

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