What Is Alder?

Alder collects, preserves,
and exhibits history in
various fields. Alder is
the source for in depth
historical research and writing. 

Who Is Alder?
Morgen Young, consulting historian and owner of Alder, holds an M.A. in Public History. Her work focuses on historical research, writing, exhibit development, digital history, oral history, and historic preservation.


Recent press regarding Alder's work on various projects.




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Recent press regarding Alder, LLC's work on various projects:

Oregon Business: Past, Present, Future: Port of Portland COntinues to Positively Impact Oregon's Economy

Oregon Public Broadcasting's Talk Out Loud: Japanese American Workers Exhibit

Columbia Basin Herald: Museum Hosts Lecture on Japanese WWII Internment

Clackamas Review: From the Bing Cherry to Willamette Falls

Pacific Citizen: Harvesting History at the Opening Ceremony of 'Uprooted'

Idaho Statesman: Japanese Americans Recount Their Experiences at WWII Farm Camp in Nyssa

The Argus Observer: ‘UPROOTED’ Photo Exhibit Draws Crowd on Opening Night in Ontario

The Argus Observer: Exhibit Tells Family's Story

The Argus Observer: Traveling Photograph Exhibit to Debut in Ontario

NCPH: Where Consulting Historians Connect

Historical Notes: OHSU Oral History Program - New Project Manager

Pacific Citizen: New Traveling Exhibit ‘Uprooted’ Will Tell the Story of JA Farm Labor Workers

The Argus Observer: Malheur County Cultural Trust Announces Awards

The Oregonian: OHSU Celebrates 125 Years, Exhibit at Oregon Historical Society Tells the Story

Oregon Medical Association, Medicine in Oregon, Winter 2013

OHSU 125th Anniversary Exhibit at OHS: Exhibit Preview

Magic Valley Times-News: Historian Wants to Identify Workers in Internment Photos

Medicine in Oregon: History of Oregon Medicine Project Launches New Website

The Portland Physician Scribe: A Portland Hospital's 100-Year History on Display at Oregon History Museum (pages 10-11)

University of South Carolina Public History Department: Ask Our Alumni

The Oregonian: Legacy Emanuel Medical Center Debuts Exhibit Documenting History of Eliot Neighborhood

National Council on Public History Excellence in Consulting Award

Portland Tribune: The Salvation Army's Place in History

The Oregonian: In Downtown Portland, Historical Society Opens Exhibit on Savlation Army in Stumptown

Oregon Public Broadcasting's Think Out Loud: History of Your Home

Oregon Health & Science University: OHSU Diversity Story Wall Unveiled

The Oregonian: OHSU in Southwest Portland Unveils Diversity Wall

Northwest Oral History Association: Soccer Exhibition at Oregon Historical Society

KGW News Channel 8: Exhibit to Feature Original Timbers Memorabilia

Portland Tribune: 'Old' Portland Timbers Get a Place in Soccer History