Emily Piccard graduated from Lewis & Clark College with a degree in History. She is particularly passionate about environmental history and its applications in both conservation and K-12 education. She is currently fulfilling both passions by working with the education department of Seattle's Museum of History and Industry.
Neighborhood House, a settlement house and social services center originally located in Southwest Portland, played a significant role in Portland's social history during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Founded by the Portland Chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1897, Neighborhood House provided welfare assistance, …