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“Know Industry” How Bend Became the Center of the Lumber Industry

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Name: “Know Industry” How Bend Became the Center of the Lumber Industry
Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
Industry. Industrial. Industrious. Delve into the past, present and future of the work that has shaped our world. From the history of the Industrial Revolution, to a discussion about work ethic and creativity, to the potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we’ve gathered experts to share what makes industry work. 

Local historian Tor Hanson takes you on a trip to 1905 Bend to explain why the city ended up becoming the center of the lumber industry and home to two of the largest pine mills in the United States in the ‘20s and ‘30s. Hanson is passionate about history, especially Central Oregon's history. He is a board member of the Deschutes Historical Society and the editor of the society's monthly newsletter, The Homesteader. 

People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz Goodrich at lizg@deschuteslibrary.org or 541-312-1032.
 
Location:
Sunriver Library | 56855 Venture Lane, Sunriver
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, September 21
Noon
Fees/Admission:
Free and open to the public; no registration required 
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