Absalom Barrett Hallock (c. 1822-1892)
by Patricia Failing
Absalom Barrett Hallock was the first established professional architect in Portland. He designed scores of houses, churches, and civic and commercial buildings, many of the ...
Ada Hastings Hedges (1884-1980)
by Ulrich H. Hardt
"Ada Hastings Hedges is an exquisite artist . . . one of the most finished poets in America,” declared poetry editor Borghild Lee in the Oregon Journal ...
by Richard Engeman
The city of Adair Village is located in Benton County about seven miles north of Corvallis along Highway 99W. The name is derived from Camp ...
Adalbert G. Bettman (1883 - 1964)
by Sara Piasecki
Adalbert G. Bettman was one of the first physicians in the West to specialize in reconstructive plastic surgery. His pioneering techniques won him national fame ...
by William F. Willingham
Adams is a small town about thirteen miles northeast of Pendleton on Wildhorse Creek in Umatilla County. The town got its name from the homestead ...
Adams High School
by Allen Dobbins
John Adams High School opened its doors in 1969 for Portland students who lived in the Jefferson, Grant, and Madison high school attendance areas. The ...
A-dec (Austin Dental Equipment Co.)
by George Edmonston
A-dec is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of dental equipment. The company designs, builds, and markets much of the equipment used in dental operatories ...
by Susan Badger Doyle
Adrian, Malheur County, is a small, incorporated town on the eastern edge of Oregon, near the confluence of the Snake and Owyhee rivers. Adrian had its ...
Agnes Sengstacken (1859 - 1948)
by Carol Ventgen
Establishing a public library in Marshfield was a “labor of love” for Agnes Ruth Sengstacken. She "embraced progress," historian Stephen Dow Beckham writes, "and used ...
Ah Hee Diggings (Chinese Walls)
by Jodi Varon
The Ah Hee Diggings, also called the Chinese Walls, are sixty acres of hand-stacked, winding rock walls constructed of placer mine tailings. The walls were ...