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10th Anniversary of Women in the Armed Forces by Unknown

This photograph, likely taken in May 1952 during the third annual Armed Forces Day parade in Portland, depicts a Buick convertible decorated to commemorate the ...

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1811 Trailmarker by Michael McKenzie

Sometime around the summer of 1944, ten-year-old Douglas Owen found the 120-pound basalt rock shown above near the town of Bates, located about thirty miles ...

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1860 Census, Coos County by U. S. Census

This document is a typewritten transcript of the 1860 Schedule of Free Inhabitants in Coos County’s Coquille Precinct. It was transcribed from a microfilm copy ...

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Abandoned Ranch, Christmas Valley, 1963 by Al Monner, Oregon Journal

This photograph was taken in April 1963 by Oregon Journal photographer Al Monner. It shows an abandoned ranch in southeastern Oregon’s Christmas Valley. During the ...

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Abigail Scott Duniway (1836-1915) by Unknown

  A writer, newspaper publisher, and promoter for women's rights, Abigail Scott Duniway was Oregon's strongest voice for the cause of woman's ...

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Abigail Scott Duniway's Quilt by Michael McGregor

Written by Michael N. McGregor The colors clash. The fabrics jar. The garish designs are dizzying hexagons of mismatched stripes and solids, all placed awkwardly inside ...

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Abigail Scott Duniway votes by Abell & Son

Abigail Scott Duniway, sister of Daily Oregonian editor Harvey Scott, was a novelist, newspaper publisher, teacher, pioneer, milliner, and suffragist. An overland pioneer of 1852 ...

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A Changing Landscape and the Beginnings of White Settlement by William G. Robbins

When John McLoughlin visited the Willamette Valley in 1832, he remarked that it deserved “all the praises Bestowed on it as it is the finest ...

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A Conversation on the History and Commemoration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Unknown

On June 14, 2004, historians William L. Lang and Carl Abbott joined Roberta Conner (Umatilla, Cayuse, Nez Perce), director of the Tasmástlikt Cultural Institute and ...

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Acquiring Reservation Land by Gail Wells

Some of the coast’s most remote and marginal land had been set aside for relocating people who had been defeated in the Rogue Wars and ...

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