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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Alderman, Lewis R. (1872-1965)
by Verne Duncan
Lewis Raymond Alderman, born and raised in Dayton, Oregon, was an early state leader in education and became a national figure during the first half ...
Alexakis, Art (1962-)
by Mina Carson
Art Alexakis is the lead singer and main songwriter for Everclear, an alternative rock band founded by Alexakis in Portland in 1992. In 2010, Everclear ...