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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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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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Article, Willamette Greenway Act by Anthony Netboy

Anthony Netboy wrote this Nov. 5, 1967 article about the Willamette Greenway Act for Northwest Magazine Sunday, a supplement to the Oregonian. Netboy, …

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Ashland Chautauqua, 1895 by Unknown

This 1895 leaflet from Ashland’s third annual Chautauqua meeting shows the town’s Chautauqua building on one side and lists the featured speakers on the other. …

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Oregon History Project

Ashland Woolen Mills by Albert G. Walling, Publisher

This 1884 illustration shows the Ashland Woolen Mills. The first such enterprise in Oregon was the Willamette Woolen Manufacturing Company, which began doing business in …

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Ashwood, 1915 by Unknown

This is a photograph of the central Oregon town of Ashwood at the turn of the twentieth century, before a mining boom spurred an increase …

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Au Port des Francais by M. Blondela & M. Le Grand

This engraving by M. Le Grand was included in the atlas that accompanied the multi-volume Voyage de La Pérouse Autour du Monde (Voyage of La …

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Oregon History Project

Auburn, Oregon, c.1861 by Unknown

This rare photograph shows part of the mining town of Auburn, located in northeastern Oregon about eight miles southwest of Baker City. The photo is …

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Aurora Band Behind Pioneer Hotel, c.1877 by Unknown

This photograph of the Aurora Band (also referred to as the Pioneer Band) was taken some time after the original religious communal society of Aurora …

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Oregon History Project