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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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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 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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Act to Prohibit the Intermarriage of Races, 1866 by The Oregonian

The Oregonian clipping featured here presented the language of a new Oregon law approved by the Legislature on October 24, 1866. It banned miscegenation—marriage between …

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Advertisement, Vote 314x Yes by P.S. Malcom

This paid advertisement in support of Measure 314, the compulsory public school attendance bill, appeared in many newspapers across the state in the weeks prior …

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Advertisements, Salmon Fishery Initiatives, 1908 by Unknown

These two advertisements were published in the spring of 1908. The first document, titled “Your Vote is Necessary to Preserve the Salmon Industry,” represents the …

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Advertising in Pacific Monthly, 1907 by Pacific Monthly

Shown here is a page of advertising from the September 1907 issue of Pacific Monthly, promoting investment in copper mining, “fortunes in fruit,” and …

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African American Community Protests School Board by Max Gutierrez

Black United Front leader, Ron Herndon, stood on a desk at this 1982 protest, leading members of the African American community in chants of …

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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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