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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 creeks …

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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 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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Albina Riot, 1967 by Unknown

What began as a political rally to stir the African American community to “revolution” in Irving Park on Sunday, July 30, 1967, turned into two-nights of …

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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 incorporation …

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Alejandro Malaspina, 1885 by B. Maura

This engraving of a portrait of the Spanish navigator, Alejandro Malaspina, is found in an 1885 version of his account of the trip, A Political-Scientific …

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Alonzo Hancock and Miomastodon Jaw by Edmund Y. Lee, Oregon Journal Collection

This photograph was taken by Oregon Journal photographer Edmund Lee in March 1953. It shows Alonzo Hancock with the jawbone of a miomastodon that he …

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American Society for Encouraging the Settlement of the Oregon Territory by American Society for Encouraging the Settlement of the Oregon Territory

The mythology that (mis)characterizes the American settlement of the West as an epic tale of virtuous triumph over a dangerous and exhilarating wilderness was fueled …

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An Accurate Map of North America, c. 1780 by Thomas Bowen

Thomas Bowen, a British cartographer and engraver, produced his An Accurate Map of North America from the Latest Authorities in the early 1780s.  It is an …

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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 …

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Oregon History Project