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Women Workers, Pacific Coast Biscuit Company by Unknown

This photograph of three women packers at the Pacific Coast Biscuit Company was probably taken sometime between 1900 and 1905. The Pacific Coast Biscuit Company …

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Wool Buyers at Shaniko by Unknown

This photograph features wool buyers at Shaniko in eastern Wasco County. In 1910, the approximate date of this photograph, Shaniko was a major transportation hub …

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Workers at Bonneville Dam Site, 1935 by Oregon Journal Collection

This 1935 photograph shows workers excavating volcanic rock at the construction site of Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Workers used jackhammers and explosives to …

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Workers at the Umatilla Ordnance Depot, 1943 by Oregon Journal Collection

This photograph shows workers at the U.S. Army’s Umatilla Ordnance Depot stenciling and inspecting 155-millimeter artillery shells. It was taken by an Oregon Journal photographer …

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Workers build patterns at Oregon Shipbuilding Corp., c.1943 by Photo-Art Commercial Studio

This photograph comes from the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation collection; it was likely part of the company's series of publicity photos it used in its various …

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Workmen Battle Mud, Wolf Creek Highway by City of Portland

This 1936 photograph shows men building the Wolf Creek Highway, which later was renamed the Sunset Highway (US 26) in honor of a Portland area …

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World War II by Gail Wells

After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the war in the Pacific was even near at hand for those living on the …

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World War II and the Post-War Boom by Jeff LaLande

By 1940, with a war in full blaze elsewhere on the globe, the United States began to hum with global demand for its resources and …

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World War II Opens New Doors by Richard H. Engeman

During World War II, the availability of inexpensive hydroelectric power from new dams at Bonneville and Grand Coulee propelled the development of heavy industry in …

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Yakama Nation & Corps Discuss Celilo Settlement by Unknown

This photograph of various representatives of the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was taken during …

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