“We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland” at OHS

“We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland” opens today at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland. Curated by HRA historians Libby Provost and Morgen Young, the exhibition explores the history of professional soccer in Portland and the cultural context of the game. Portland entered the professional soccer world in 1975, when […]

Historian Kayla Blackman Celebrates Five Years at HRA

Today marks Kayla Blackman’s five-year anniversary with HRA. Since her arrival at HRA, Kayla has assisted with the wide variety of projects on which we work in the History Division. From assisting with interpretive services projects like the Downtown Missoula Heritage Interpretive Plan to completing litigation-based research on contaminated sites and tribal water rights (and, […]

HRA Historians Talk about Public History

HRA Historians Ian Smith and Morgen Young recently were featured on “Six Questions in Six Minutes (ish)*”, where they discussed what they do at HRA and what public history is.

HRA Statement on Fighting Racism and Injustice

As a company and as individuals, we are committed to fighting racism and injustice. We recognize that we have work to do. We also recognize the deep, historical roots of racism in this country and strive to better document and interpret that history. At a loss for the right thing to say ourselves, we are […]

Archaeologist Steve Hamilton Celebrates Five Years at HRA

Archaeologist Steve Hamilton celebrates five years with HRA this month. Steve works as HRA’s expert lithic analyst, skillfully interpreting dozens of assemblages from throughout the Pacific Northwest each year. Steve also directs archaeological inventories and other investigations for HRA’s Eugene office, helping our clients successfully meet their compliance obligations. He is an integral part of our […]

HRA’s COVID-19 Operations

With offices across the United States, HRA is closely monitoring information on COVID-19 in all of our office and project locations. We are maintaining our services while adapting in the following ways: • We continue to work on all active projects and do not anticipate missing any deadlines. • We will continue field work where […]