[Libs-Or] Documentary on Vesper Geer Featured at Oregon Encyclopedia History Night

Tania Hyatt-Evenson pdx05508 at pdx.edu
Fri Nov 9 13:31:42 PST 2012

Greetings from The Oregon Encyclopedia.

Please see the attached press release from the Oregon Encyclopedia (The
OE), an on-line resource of Oregon history and culture. In partnership with
McMenamins, The OE continues its History Night series with a look back at
the people and events that have shaped our communities. Special guests and
historical images are a part of every event.

"The Life of Vesper Geer: A Biographic Documentary”
Presented by Michael Turner
Monday, December 3, 2012
7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
McMenamins Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan Street, Portland
Free and open to the public.
Through a documentary written and directed by Michael Turner, this OE
History Night tells the story of
Vesper Geer. It chronicles her love for the small farm and her struggle to
keep it in the family through
her photographs, letters, journals, audio tapes and video recordings. *The
Oregonian* reviewed the films
as, “A beautifully conceived and executed tribute to continuity and
preservation.... Rich for the eyes, ears,
and memory.” The *Willamette Week* described it as, “A gentle meander
through one woman’s average
See the attached press release for more details. For more information
please visit: www.oregonencyclopedia.org.

Tania Hyatt-Evenson
Community Relations and Outreach Coordinator
The Oregon Encyclopedia
pdx05508 at pdx.edu
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