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Book Publishing by Jeremy Skinner

Oregon's first book was Nez-Perce's First Book, an octavo-sized pamphlet published in 1839 by the mission at Lapwai in present-day Idaho (then a ...

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Charles Sprague (1887-1969) by Floyd J. McKay

Charles A. Sprague published and edited The Oregon Statesman for forty years. During that period, he was Oregon's leading statesman, serving as governor, alternate ...

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Robert Deniston Hume (1845-1908) by Joseph E. Taylor

Love him or hate him, Robert Deniston Hume, called R.D. for short, was a compelling figure in Oregon history. Born in 1845 into a ...

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Abigail Scott Duniway (1834-1915) by Jean M. Ward

Outspoken and often controversial, Abigail Scott Duniway is remembered as Oregon's "Mother of Equal Suffrage" and "the pioneer Woman Suffragist of the great Northwest ...

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Applegate River by Jeff LaLande

The approximately sixty-mile-long Applegate River is one of three northward-flowing main tributaries of the Rogue River (the others are the Illinois River to the west and ...

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John Colter (ca. 1775-1813) by Jeff LaLande

John Colter was a member of the Corps of Discovery, commanded by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. He was among the majority of the party ...

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Jefferson Public Radio by Jeff LaLande

Owned by and operating from the campus of Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Jefferson Public Radio (JPR) serves one of the largest geographic areas of ...

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Smudgepot by Philip VanBuskirk

Commercial orchards were first planted in Oregon in the 1860s. When orchardists first experienced crop loss due to frost, they quickly developed a way to ...

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Darrel Austin (1907-1994) by Jody Klevit

Darrel Austin, an Oregon artist who gained a national reputation, was born in Raymond, Washington, in 1907. His family moved to Portland in 1909. As ...

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Bruno Hezeta (1744-1807) by James Walker

Bruno de Hezeta y Dudagoitia, a Spanish naval officer, commanded an expedition in March 1775 whose mission was to explore and extend Spanish hegemony to ...

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