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African American Community Protests School Board by Max Gutierrez

Black United Front leader, Ron Herndon, stood on a desk at this 1982 protest, leading members of the African American community in chants of ...

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African Americans in Oregon by Unknown

Objectives: Identify the historical experience of African Americans in Portland and Oregon. Identify the legal and governmental actions that affected African American life. Analyze short ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Albina Residents Picket the Portland Development Commission, 1973 by Oregon Journal Collection

Beginning in the 1960s, the City of Portland, with the cooperation of the Portland Development Commission (PDC) and Emanuel Hospital, began to lay the groundwork ...

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