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Thumbnail for - How Women Came to Run this State
Mar 26, 2015
#OREGONWOMAN
A brief history of feminism and political power in Oregon
Thumbnail for -  A Feminist History of Oregon, from Abigail Scott Duniway to 'Bitch'
Mar 2, 2015
#OREGONWOMAN
Oregon's legacy is rooted in women shipyard workers, suffragettes, sci-fi authors, legal abortion, and kick-ass senators. Get inspired!
Thumbnail for - The Historian Behind Many of Oregon's Place Names
Jan 5, 2015
LOCAL LORE
Point to anything on our state's map. There’s a good chance Chet Orloff helped name it.
Thumbnail for - Ghost in the Machine
Jan 5, 2015
BIG PICTURE
Design firm KeeganMeegan & Co. operate 19th-century letterpress machines for the 21st-century print revival.
Thumbnail for - 100 Years Ago This Month, Oregon Made the Worst Decision Ever
Dec 1, 2014
HISTORY
On most issues, we're proud of our local stance as early adopters. When it comes to Prohibition? Not so much.
Thumbnail for - Oregon's Vietnam Naysayer
Aug 1, 2014
HISTORY
As the US marched to war, Republican-turned-Democrat Oregon senator Wayne Morse said no.
Thumbnail for - How Ken Kesey's Iconic Merry Pranksters Reinvented the American Counterculture Road Trip
Jul 1, 2014
HISTORY
Fifty years ago, Oregon's iconic novelist launched American counterculture on a long, strange trip.
Thumbnail for - The Great Tsunami of 1964
Jun 16, 2014
HISTORY
The 50th Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest takes place on June 21, commemorating one of Oregon's worst natural disasters.
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: The Lost Album of Okinawa
Jun 15, 2014
In 1945, a Portland navy officer salvaged a book of photos from the Okinawa battlefield. Seven decades later, his widow began a journey to find its owners.
Thumbnail for - Mount St. Helens: The Deep History
Jun 2, 2014
HISTORY
From the birth of the beast to its explosion in 1980 through its 21st-century rumblings, we offer a look back at the mountain's major moments.
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