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Woman Irons in Electrified Kitchen, c. 1940 by Unknown

This photograph of E. H. Davis, from Eugene, Oregon, is also preserved in the National Archives, along with other photographs related to the efforts of …

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Women's Land Army by Unknown

This 1944 photograph shows Mabel Mack, supervisor of the Oregon branch of the Women’s Land Army (WLA). The WLA was part of a World War …

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Women's Suffrage Handbill by College Equal Suffrage League

The Oregon chapter of the College Equal Suffrage League produced this handbill as part of a successful 1912 state campaign to give women the right …

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Women & Children outside Farm Labor Camp by Valley Migrant League Collection

This ca. 1967 photograph shows Hispanic women and children standing near plywood-sided cabins at a farm labor camp in the Willamette Valley.  The photograph is …

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Women Can Fillers, Elmore Cannery by Unknown

This undated photograph shows women filling cans at the Elmore Cannery, located in Astoria. The Elmore Cannery, founded by Samuel Elmore, operated from 1886 to …

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Women Cannery Workers by John F. Ford

This photograph was taken by Portland photographer John F. Ford, probably between 1900 and 1902. It shows women labeling cans of salmon at the Megler …

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Women Cherry Pickers during World War II by Portland Oregonian

For farmers and orchardists in Oregon, labor shortages during World War II threatened to leave vegetables and grains rotting in the fields and unpicked fruit on the trees. …

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Women Dry Salmon at Celilo Village by Unknown

This photograph shows Warm Springs tribal members Edna David (left) and Stella McKinley (right) drying salmon at Celilo Village. It was taken by an Oregon …

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Women Packing Cherries, Hood River by Unknown

The fruit industry has been an important part of the Hood River economy since the late nineteenth century. This early twentieth century photograph shows women …

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Women Pray at Nichiren Buddhist Church, 1963 by Oregon Journal Collection

This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on November 25, 1963. It shows a group of women praying at Portland’s Nichiren Buddhist Church during …

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