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Oregon Coast Bibliography

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of the Northwest Coast. Vol. 1: 1543-1800. San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft, 1884.

Beck, David R.M. Seeking Recognition: The Termination and Restoration of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, 1855-1984. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.

_____. “’Standing out Here in the Surf’: The Termination and Restoration of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians of Western Oregon in Historical Perspective.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 110:1 (Spring 2009): 6-37.

Beckham, Stephen Dow. “History of Western Oregon Since 1846.” In Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 7: Northwest Coast, ed. Wayne Suttles and William Sturtevant. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1990.

_____. The Indians of Western Oregon: This Land Was Theirs. Coos Bay, OR: Arago Books, 1977.

_____. Requiem for a People: The Rogue Indians and the Frontiersmen. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1996. First published 1971.

_____. Oregon Indians: Voices from Two Centuries. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2006.

Berg, Laura, ed. The First Oregonians. Portland: Oregon Council for the Humanities, 2007.

Bingham, Edwin R., and Glen A. Love, eds. Northwest Perspectives: Essays on the Culture of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979.

Boag, Peter. Environment and Experience: Settlement Culture in Nineteenth-Century Oregon. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Bourhill, Bob. History of Oregon’s Timber Harvests and/or Lumber Production. Salem: Oregon Department of Forestry, 1994.

Bowen, William Adrian. “Migration and Settlement on a Far Western Frontier: Oregon to 1850.” Ph.D. diss., University of California, Berkeley, 1972.

Boyd, Robert T., Kenneth M. Ames, and Tony A. Johnson, eds. Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013.

Brier, Howard M. Sawdust Empire: Washington and Oregon. New York: Knopf, 1958.

Brock, Emily K. “Tree Farms on Display: Presenting Industrial Forests to the Public in the Pacific Northwest, 1941-1960.” Oregon Historical Society 113:4 (Winter 2012): 526-59.

Buan, Carolyn, and Richard Lewis, eds. The First Oregonians: An Illustrated Collection of Essays on Traditional Lifeways, Federal-Indian Relations, and the State’s Native People Today. Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1991.

Bunting, Robert R. “Landscaping the Pacific Northwest: A Cultural and Ecological Mapping of the Douglas Fir Region, 1778-1900.” Ph.D. diss., University of California, Davis, 1993.

Byram, R. Scott. “Colonial Power and Indigenous Justice: Fur Trade Violence and Its Aftermath in Yaquina Narrative.” Oregon Historical Society 109:3 (Fall 2008): 357-87.

_____. “Tectonic History and Cultural Memory: Catastrophe and Restoration on the Oregon Coast.” Oregon Historical Society 108:2 (Summer 2007): 167-80.

Chang, Wen-Hwei, and R. Scott Jackson. Economic Impacts of Recreation Activities at Oregon’s Coastal and River Ports. Vicksburg, Miss.: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 2002.

Clark, Malcolm, Jr. Eden Seekers: The Settlement of Oregon, 1818-1862. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981.

Clary, David A. Timber and the Forest Service. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1986.

Coe, Aaron. “’well and favorably known’: Deciphering Chinese Merchant Status in the Immigration Office of Astoria, Oregon, 1900-1924.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 114:2 (Summer 2013): 142-73.

Cox, Thomas. Mills and Markets: A History of the Pacific Coast Lumber Industry to 1900. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1974.

Dahlie, Jorgen. “Old World Paths in the New: Scandinavians Find a Familiar Home in Washington.” Pacific Northwest Quarterly 61 (1970): 65-71.

Dembo, Jonathan. “The Pacific Northwest Lumber Industry during the Great Depression.” Journal of the West 24 (October 1985): 51-62.

Dicken, Samuel N., and Emily F. Dicken. The Making of Oregon: A Study in Historical Geography. Portland: Oregon Historical Society, 1979.

Dilg, Janice. “’For Working Women in Oregon’: Caroline Gleason/Sister Miriam Theresa and Oregon’s Minimum Wage Law.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 110:1 (Spring 2009): 96-129.

Directory of the Lumber Industry (Pacific Coast). Periodical published 1925-31.

Dobkins, Rebecca J. “Exhibit Essay: Life Stories for New Generations: The Living Art of Oregon Tribal Regalia.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 110:3 (Fall 2009): 420-439.

Edwards, G. Thomas, and Carlos A. Schwantes, eds. Experiences in a Promised Land: Essays in Pacific Northwest History. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986.

Federal Writers’ Project. Oregon, End of the Trail. Portland: Binfords and Mort, 1940.

Ficken, Robert E. “After the Treaties: Administering Pacific Northwest Indian Reservations.” Oregon Historical Society 106:3 (Fall 2005): 442-61.

Fiset, Louis, and Gail M. Nomura. Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.

Fixico, Donald L. Indian Resilience and Rebuilding: Indigenous Nations in the Modern American West. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2013.

Forest Industries. Periodical published 1962-1992.

Friday, Chris. Organizing Asian American Labor: The Pacific Coast Canned-Salmon Industry, 1870-1942. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.

Friends of South Slough. South Slough Adventures: Life on a Southern Oregon Estuary. Charleston, OR: Friends of South Slough, 1995.

Gamboa, Erasmo, and Carolyn M. Buan, eds. Nosotros: The Hispanic People of Oregon. Portland: Oregon Council for the Humanities, 1995.

Gonzales-Berry, Erlinda, and Marcela Mendoza. Mexicanos in Oregon: Their Stories, Their Lives. Corvallis: Oregon State University, 2010.

Greeley, W.B. Forests and Men. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1951.

Greif, Steven. “A Century of Coos County Railroads.” Unpublished notes, 1974. Available at Coos County Historical Society.

Highsmith, Richard M.., and A. Jon Kimerling. Atlas of the Pacific Northwest. Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 1973.

Hirt, Paul. A Conspiracy of Optimism: Management of the National Forests since World War Two. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Hoffecker, John F. et al. 2014. “Out of Beringia?” Science, vol. 343, no. 6174, pp. 979-980; doi: 10.1126/science.1250768

Irving, Washington. Astoria: Adventure in the Pacific Northwest. New York: KPI, 1987. First published 1836.

Jenkins, Austin. “Northwest Coast Faces Development Boom.” Aired on Oregon Public Broadcasting radio, August 29, 2006.

Jensen, Kimberly. “Women and Citizenship in Oregon History.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 113:3 (Fall 2012): 270-85.

Johansen, Dorothy O., and Charles M. Gates. Empire of the Columbia: A History of the Pacific Northwest. 2d ed. New York: Harper & Row, 1967.

Komar, Paul D. The Pacific Northwest Coast: Living with the Shores of Oregon and Washington. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997.

Lewis, David G., and Robert Kentta. “Western Oregon Reservations: Two Perspectives on Place.” Oregon Historical Society 111:4 (Winter 2010): 476-85.

Losey, Robert J. “Native American Vulnerability and Resiliency to Great Cascadia Earthquakes.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 108: 2 (Summer 2007): 201-21.


Lovin, Hugh. “The CIO and that ‘Damnable Bickering’ in the Pacific Northwest, 1937-1941.” Pacific Historian 23 (1979): 66-79.

Lowitt, Richard. The New Deal and the West Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1984.

Loy, William G., Stuart Allan, Aileen Buckley, and Jim Meacham. Atlas of Oregon. Eugene: University of Oregon Press, 2002.

Mendoza, Marcela. “Latinas and Citizenship in Oregon.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 113:3 (Fall 2012): 444-51.

Nagae, Peggy. “Asian Women: Immigration and Citizenship in Oregon.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 113: 3 (Fall 2012): 334-59.

Nokes, R. Gregory. Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory. Corvallis: Oregon State University, 2013.

Nusz, Nancy, and Gabriella Ricciardi. “Oregon Voices: Our Ways: History and Culture of Mexicans in Oregon.” Oregon Historical Society 104:1 (Spring 2003): 110-23.

Ogden, Johanna. “Ghadar Party Centennial Celebration in Astoria, Oregon.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 114:4 (Winter 2013): 518-23.

_____. “Ghadar, Historical Silences, and Notions of Belonging: Early 1900s Punjabis of the Columbia River.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 113:2 (Summer 2012): 164-97.

Phillips, Patricia Whereat. “Tsunamis and Floods in Coos Bay Mythology.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 108:2 (Summer 2007): 181-92.

Reid, Kay. “Multilayered Loyalties: Oregon Indian Women as Citizens of the Land, Their Tribal Nations, and the United States.” Oregon Historical Society 113: 3 (Fall 2012): 392-407.

Sarathy, Brinda. Latino Labour and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2012.

Seaburg, William. and Elizabeth D. Jacobs. Pitch Woman and Other Stories: Oral Traditions of Coquelle Thompson, Upper Coquille Athabaskan Indian. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.

Ulrich, Roberta. American Indian Nations From Termination to Restoration, 1953-2006. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010.

Walz, Eric. Nikkei in the Interior West: Japanese Immigration and Community Building, 1882-1945. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2012.

Whereat, Don, with Patty Whereat Phillips, Melody Caldera, Ron Thomas, Reg Pullan, and Stephen Dow Beckham. Our Culture and History: The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians. Newport, OR: Don Whereat, 2011.

White, Richard. Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America. New York: W.W. Norton, 2011.

Jun Xing, Erlinda Gonzales-Berry, Patti Sakurai, Robert D. Thompson, Jr., Kurt Peters, eds. Seeing Color: Indigenous Peoples and Racialized Ethnic Minorities in Oregon. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2007.

Younker, Jason T. “Weaving Long Ropes: Oral Tradition and Understanding the Great Tide.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 108:2 (Summer 2007): 193-200.

Youst, Lionel. Lost in Coos: “Heroic Deeds and Thrilling Adventures” of Searches and Rescues on Coos River, Coos County, Oregon. Allegany, OR: Golden Falls Publishing, 2011.

Zenk, Henry, and Tony A. Johnson. “A Northwest Language of Contact, Diplomacy, and Identity: Chinuk Wawa/Chinook Jargon.” Oregon Historical Quarterly 111:4 (Winter 2010): 444-61.

© Gail Wells, 2006. Updated and revised by OE staff, 2014.