Michael N. McGregor, an accomplished writer and Professor Emeritus of Nonfiction Writing and English at Portland State University, wrote these essays using journals, autobiographies, letters, newspapers, photographs, and other primary documents from the Oregon Historical Society archives. Nonfiction storytelling helps readers imagine the events, people, and issues that shaped Oregon history, encouraging readers to ask questions about the lives of those who lived during times of immense change in Oregon.
|Abigail Scott Duniway's Quilt||The Vanport Flood|
|The Death of Peter French:
Clashes of Cattlemen and Settlers
|A Look Back At Portland Jazz:
When the Joint Was Jumpin'
|Interpretive Essay Bibliography|