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Women's Land Army by Kathy Tucker

In 1942, after many men in Oregon had left the workforce to fight in World War II, thousands of women joined a different kind of ...

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Woody Guthrie and the Columbia River by William Murlin

It is sometimes hard to believe that one month in the life of a twenty-eight-year-old Oklahoma-born folk singer could have a lasting impact on an ...

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X-Ray Cafe by Sarah Mirk

The X-Ray Cafe was a premiere hole-in-the-wall, all-ages music venue that helped shaped Portland's early 1990s music scene. Benjamin Arthur Ellis and Tres Shannon ...

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York (ca. 1770-?) by Darrell Millner

York was William Clark's slave and an integral member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, sent by President Thomas Jefferson to explore the Louisiana ...

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Zane Grey (1872–1939) by Jeff LaLande

Inveterate angler Zane Grey, writer of highly popular Western fiction, first visited Oregon in 1919 to fish the waters of the Rogue River and Crater ...

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Zigzag Ranger Station by Sarah Munro

Zigzag Ranger Station is the headquarters for the Zigzag District of the Mount Hood National Forest. Built mostly on the south side of Highway 26 ...

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Zimmerman Heritage Farm by Richard Engeman

The Zimmerman Heritage Farm in Gresham consists of an 1874 farmhouse on 5.98 acres, the remnant of a large dairy farm operated by the ...

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