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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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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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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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Aurora Band Greets Southern Pacific Farm Train by Unknown

In 1909 and 1910, railroad companies sent farming demonstration trains on tour throughout Oregon to promote improved agricultural practices, in an effort to ensure and …

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Baker City Telephone Operators, c. 1910 by Unknown

This photograph shows telephone operators at work in Baker City. It was probably taken some time between 1900 and 1915. Pioneer steamboat captain George Ainsworth …

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Baker Community Hotel by Tourtelotte & Hummel

The Portland office of architects Tourtellotte & Hummel, headquartered in Boise, Idaho, prepared this artist’s rendering of the Baker Community Hotel, which opened in 1929. …

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