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A Nice Function to Ask a Gentleman to Attend by The Oregonian

This syndicated cartoon was published in the Oregonian on March 15, 1899. It is a commentary on the rapidly changing situation in China at that ...

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Oregon History Project

A Night in Chinatown by West Shore Magazine

The October 1886 issue of West Shore magazine, based in Portland, featured this lithograph and an article under the title A Night in Chinatown. By ...

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Oregon History Project

Anna Maria Pittman Lee (1803-1838) by Ammi Phillips (?)

Anna Maria Pittman Lee was a teacher, Methodist missionary, and accomplished poet who traveled to Oregon Country in 1837 to live and work at the ...

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Oregon History Project

An Oregon Rancher Ordered to Leave by Boise Idaho Tri-Weekly Statesman, August 18, 1887

This article appeared in the August 18, 1887, edition of the Boise Idaho Tri-Weekly Statesman. The bulk of the article consists of a letter claiming ...

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Oregon History Project

Antone Minthorn Oral History by Antone Minthorn, Center for Columbia River History

Antone Minthorn (Cayuse) has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation since 1997 until now ...

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Oregon History Project

A Pacific Republic by The Oregonian and Indians Advocate

This document is an excerpt from an 1839 article that appeared in The Oregonian and Indian’s Advocate, a short-lived journal published by the Boston-based Oregon ...

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Article, I-5 Now Completed throughout Oregon by Oregon State Motor Association

The interstate highway system changed the face of America. Although Congress had been discussing the development of an interregional highway system since the 1930s, construction ...

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Article, Willamette Greenway Act by Anthony Netboy

Anthony Netboy wrote this Nov. 5, 1967 article about the Willamette Greenway Act for Northwest Magazine Sunday, a supplement to the Oregonian. Netboy, who died ...

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Oregon History Project

Ashland Chautauqua, 1895 by Unknown

This 1895 leaflet from Ashland’s third annual Chautauqua meeting shows the town’s Chautauqua building on one side and lists the featured speakers on the other ...

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Oregon History Project

Ashland Woolen Mills by Albert G. Walling, Publisher

This 1884 illustration shows the Ashland Woolen Mills. The first such enterprise in Oregon was the Willamette Woolen Manufacturing Company, which began doing business in ...

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Oregon History Project