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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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Bandon Fire, 1936 by Wesley Andrews

This photograph was taken by Portland photographer Wesley Andrews on September 27, 1936, the day after a fire devastated the South Coast town of Bandon. …

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Bandon Hatchery, Coos County by Oregon Journal Collection

As early as 1902, the Oregon State Fish Commission established an experimental hatchery station on the Coquille River, near Bandon on the southern Oregon Coast. …

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Barlow Road Toll Collection Authorization by Samuel K. Barlow

This note, signed by Samuel K. Barlow, authorized Philip Foster to collect tolls from emigrants using the Barlow Road to cross the Cascades on their …

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Barnett Trade Musket by Unknown

This Barnett musket, made in England, is typical of the guns made available for trade by fur trading companies in northern North America during the …

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Basque Immigration by Lynn Hadley

This traditional Basque dress (property of Amparo Hofman’s Dance Troupe) was photographed by Lynn Hadley on July 24, 1998 while she was doing field work …

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Basque Pelota Court, Jordan Valley by Courtesy of Mrs. Domingo Yturri

The photograph above, taken around 1920, shows a group of Basque immigrants in Jordan Valley’s pelota court. Pelota, which means “ball” in Spanish, is …

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Beach Gold Diggings by William V. Wells, Harper's Monthly Magazine

This sketch was published in Harper’s Monthly Magazine in October 1856. It shows gold miners working black sands near Randolph, a short-lived mining town located …

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Beatrice Marshall's Oral History by Christine Poole & Madeline Moore, Oral Historians

Beatrice Marshall was interviewed by Christine Poole and Madeline Moore as part of the Northwest Women’s History Project.  In this transcribed excerpt of her interview, …

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Beatrice Morrow Cannady by Oregon Journal Collection

Beatrice Morrow Cannady (1890-1974), shown here in a 1929 photograph, was one of Oregon’s pioneer African American civil rights advocates. Born in Litig, Texas, on …

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