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The First Congregational Church Today

Image: Erin Enos (Used by permission)

A Casual Stroll by the First Congregational Church

There's more than great architecture here

Before most people learn about the history of this building, they are drawn to its physical presence. Dilg briefly talks about the architecture of the First Congregational Church and how it lures people to it to learn more about its past.

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Jan Dilg

Adjunct Instructor

Portland State University

Website: Century of Action: Oregon Women Vote, 1912-2012

Janice Dilg grew up in the original Northwest—Ohio—and moved to the New Northwest—Oregon—in 1977. After apprenticing for 3 years, she became a journeywoman cabinetmaker and woodworker for a decade. In 2001, she earned an MA in history from Portland State University, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest, women’s history, oral history, and legal history. Janice was the Project Director for the Century of Action: Oregon Women Vote, 1912-2012, teaches the Monumental Women Senior Capstone at PSU, and is the oral historian for the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society Oral History Project. She was a founding member of the Oregon Women’s History Consortium, and the Northwest History Network, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of both organizations.

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