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The State of Oregon research page is about all things Historically Oregon. The main focus is on History and Geography, but we have added some extras just to make it interesting. Enjoy learning more about our wonderful state and all it has to offer. 

An Illustrated History of the State of Oregon by Rev. H.K. Hines, D.D. published in 1893

Oregon Resources

Oregon Trail

Local Resources

Library Resources

The JCL was a large collection of Oregon History Books and materials in the 979.5 section. 

Historic Oregon Newspapers - Digitized Oregon newspapers from 1846 -2021 from the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program at the University of Oregon Libraries.

Northwest Digital Heritage - a regional partnership that enhances access and discoverability to local history collections throughout Oregon and Washington via the Digital Public Library of America.

There is also a quarterly newspaper called The Agate published by the JC Historical Society and the Madras Pioneer.


Compiled by Gretchen Schlie

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