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Wheat Harvesting, Sherman County by Unknown

This photograph shows workers gathered around a steam engine during the wheat harvest in Sherman County. The photographer is unknown, as is the date of …

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White Stag Catalog Cover by Hirsch-Weis Manufacturing Company

This White Stag catalog cover from approximately 1939 features artwork of a skilled skier with the company's trademark, a leaping stag, in the background. In …

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Wiley Family Housing Struggle by E. Shelton Hill, Urban League of Portland

This memo was distributed by the Urban League of Portland in response to the race-based burning of the Wiley family’s newly constructed home in Portland’s …

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Wilhelm Keil by Unknown

This photograph of Wilhelm (William) Keil (1812–1877) was taken sometime between 1855 and 1877. Keil was the founder of two German-speaking Christian communal societies—one in …

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Willamette River and Tributaries by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

In 1938, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers included this map, “Willamette River and Tributaries, Oregon, Proposed Plan for Coordinated Development,” in a report submitted …

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Willamette Settlers to the Bishop of Juliopolis by Joseph Gervais, et al

This dictated letter, written in semi-literate English, was sent by eighteen male settlers in the mid-Willamette Valley to Joseph Provencher, the Catholic bishop at Red …

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William Hanley by Unknown

This photograph shows William Hanley in his characteristic black Stetson. The photo is undated but was likely taken in the late 1920s or early 1930s. …

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William L. Finley by William L. Finley

The Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuges, which include the Upper Klamath, Klamath Marsh, and Bear Valley Refuges in Oregon and the Lower Klamath, Tule Lake, …

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William Logan to Captain William J. Spencer by William Logan, Warm Springs Indian Agent

Warms Spring Indian agent William Logan wrote this letter to U.S. Army Captain William J. Spencer, commander of Fort Dalles, regarding Indian fishers at Celilo …

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William Rumley by Unknown

This photograph of William Rumley appeared in an unidentified newspaper in November 1909. At the time the photo was taken, Rumley was generally considered to …

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