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Albert Conrad "Al" Ullman (1914-1986) by Chris Foss

Albert Conrad "Al" Ullman, the U.S. representative from Oregon’s Second Congressional District from 1957 to 1980, was one of the state’s most effective elected officials …

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Albert E. Doyle (1877-1928) by Val Ballestrem

Albert Ernest Doyle was one of Portland’s most successful early twentieth-century architects. During his career, he designed or oversaw the design of dozens of buildings in …

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Albertina Kerr Centers by Connie West and Rae Richen

The Albertina Kerr Centers, a nonprofit organization with headquarters in Portland, provides services in Oregon for children, adults, and families with mental health challenges and …

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Alberto Salazar (1958 - ) by David Loftus

A charismatic distance runner who set one world and six United States records during his career, Alberto Salazar has remained active in the sport as …

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Albert Patecky (1906-1994) by Roger Hull

Albert Patecky was a Portland painter and printmaker who created works on both sides of the divide that separated traditional and modern artists in the …

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Albert R. Kitzhaber (1915-2006) by Edwin Battistella

If you learned anything about writing in school, you may have University of Oregon Professor Albert R. Kitzhaber to thank. A researcher, teacher, and author, …

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Albert Starr (1926-) by Richard Mullins

Albert Starr is a boldly innovative surgeon whose precisely choreographed technique for inserting prosthetic heart valves into patients was adopted worldwide. Between 1958 and 1962, …

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Albert Sweetser (1861-1940) by Rhoda Love

Albert Raddin Sweetser established the University of Oregon Herbarium and for twenty-nine years was a much-loved teacher of botany. He was an early Oregon conservationist …

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Albina area (Portland) by Roy Roos

By the late 1880s, Albina, located across the Willamette River from Portland, was the fastest growing city in Oregon. In July 1891, the city was annexed by …

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Alderman Farms by Floyd J. McKay

As a twenty-four-year-old barrel maker from Michigan, Albert Alderman migrated to Oregon in 1846. A year later, he bought farmland five miles south of Dayton …

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