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Sandy River and Mount Hood by Kiser Studios by Kiser Photo Co., photographers

This hand-colored photograph of the Sandy River with Mt. Hood beyond was taken sometime between 1909 and 1915 by Fred Kiser. The image showcases one ...

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Workers build patterns at Oregon Shipbuilding Corp., c.1943 by Photo-Art Commercial Studio

This photograph comes from the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation collection; it was likely part of the company's series of publicity photos it used in its ...

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U.S. Mail Boat, Rogue River, Gold Beach by Sawyer Scenic Photos

Due to the mountainous and isolated terrain of southern Oregon, early settlers used boats on the Rogue River to transport themselves and goods from the ...

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Teaching with Primary Sources by Oregon Historical Society

Primary sources are the fundamental materials that furnish the raw data and information out of which historians understand the past. The OHP refers to primary ...

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Crater Lake and the Klamath by Edward Curtis

This photo shows a Klamath Indian man posing on the rim of Crater Lake in the early twentieth century. Unimpressed with the man’s regular clothing ...

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East Portland Waterfront, 1898 by H.A. Hale

Here, Mt. Hood rises behind the East Portland waterfront in 1898.  A barge and a steamship can be seen in the photo at lower ...

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Gender and Landscape by Chris Friday

Documenting the location of fish traps, gillnet grounds, fishwheels, canneries, dams, hatcheries, and environmental abasement is important, but to do so without taking a look ...

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Indian Rock Art, Picture Rocks Pass by Unknown

This photograph, probably taken in the 1920s or 1930s, shows Indian rock art at Picture Rocks Pass, located in Lake County between Silver and Summer ...

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Wheat Harvesting, Sherman County by Unknown

This photograph shows workers gathered around a steam engine during the wheat harvest in Sherman County. The photographer is unknown, as is the date of ...

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Bonnie McCarroll Thrown from Silver, 1915 by Walter S. Bowman

This photo shows Idaho cowgirl Bonnie McCarroll being thrown from a horse named Silver during a bucking contest at the 1915 Pendleton Round-Up. It was ...

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