African Americans in Oregon
Identify the historical experience of African Americans in Portland and Oregon.
Identify the legal and governmental actions that affected African American life.
Analyze short ...
After the Expedition
by William L. Lang
The Lewis and Clark story did not end with the return of the expeditionary force. What happened to the Expedition’s records, materials, and members after ...
Agency Lake Ranch
by M. Neuman, US Bureau of Reclamation
Upper Klamath Lake, at 142 square miles, is Oregon’s largest fresh-water lake. It is fed by the Williamson and Sprague Rivers and several small creeks ...
A Hard Country to Settle
by Jeff LaLande
Lacking the rich gold or other precious-metal deposits of neighboring areas, southeastern Oregon’s development took a slower course. A few hardy settlers had begun grazing ...
A Helping Hand from Washington
by Carl Abbott
Farms, forestry, factories, and railroads meant that Oregon in the early twentieth century was a great place to seek a living or a fortune. There ...
A Land and Its People
by Kay Atwood and Dennis J. Gray
Southwestern Oregon stretches from the high Cascades west to the Pacific Ocean, and from the California state line north to the Coquille River. Two principal ...
Albert Kuckup on the 1855 Wasco Council
by Warm Springs Tribe of Indians v. U.S.
This document is a transcript of a land claims hearing held on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in August 1931. Albert Kuckup, an elderly member of the ...
Albina, Portland, 1909
by McDermid & Bell
This photograph shows the intersection of Vancouver and Russell in 1909, when Albina had been a part of Portland for eighteen years. From its incorporation ...