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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. …

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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 …

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A Stainless Flag by W. P. Miller

This 1911 issue of A Stainless Flag included a letter about the re-legalization of alcohol in Dallas, located west of Salem in Polk County. A …

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A Tendency toward Conformity by William G. Robbins

Oregon’s social and cultural life during the 1920s reflected the conventions of a largely homogeneous society, with tendencies toward social, cultural, and religious conformity. Those …

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A Treaty Right and Indigenous Regulation by Katrine Barber

One of the most important characteristics of the Native fishery is the effects of ongoing negotiations between Indian and non-Indian fishers regarding the treaty right …

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A Workers' Paradise in the Pines by Ward Tonsfeldt and Paul G. Claeyssens

Working people in central Oregon’s towns were likely to be employed by the lumber industry or an affiliated business. These were the largest employers. During …

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Abandoned Ranch, Christmas Valley, 1963 by Al Monner, Oregon Journal

This photograph was taken in April 1963 by Oregon Journal photographer Al Monner. It shows an abandoned ranch in southeastern Oregon’s Christmas Valley. During the …

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Abigail Scott Duniway's Quilt by Michael McGregor

Written by Michael N. McGregor The colors clash. The fabrics jar. The garish designs are dizzying hexagons of mismatched stripes and solids, all placed awkwardly inside …

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Abigail Scott Duniway (1836-1915) by Staff

  A writer, newspaper publisher, and promoter for women's rights, Abigail Scott Duniway was Oregon's strongest voice for the cause of woman's suffrage. Born Abigail …

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Abigail Scott Duniway votes by Abell & Son

Abigail Scott Duniway, sister of Daily Oregonian editor Harvey Scott, was a novelist, newspaper publisher, teacher, pioneer, milliner, and suffragist. An overland pioneer …

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