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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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Oregon History Project

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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Oregon History Project

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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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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Oregon History Project

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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Anna Maria Pittman Lee (1803-1838) by Ammi Phillips (?)

Anna Maria Pittman Lee was a teacher, Methodist missionary, and accomplished poet who traveled to Oregon Country in 1837 to live and work at the …

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Oregon History Project

Antone Minthorn Oral History by Antone Minthorn, Center for Columbia River History

Antone Minthorn (Cayuse) has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation since 1997 until now …

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Oregon History Project

Article, I-5 Now Completed throughout Oregon by Oregon State Motor Association

The interstate highway system changed the face of America. Although Congress had been discussing the development of an interregional highway system since the 1930s, construction …

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Oregon History Project