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Recently Added: Polk County Observer!

Thanks to the generosity of the Dallas Public Library we have been able to add more issues from the Polk County Observer to our digitized collection! This new content ranges from April 7, 1888, when the Polk County Observer printed

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Women’s and Gender History in Oregon Newspapers

Today’s project highlight is on Kimberly Jensen and her research focus on women and gender in the early 20th century. Can you tell us a little about your project and yourself? I am Professor of History and Gender Studies at

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New Title from Falls City!

Thanks to the generosity of the Dallas Public Library, new content is now available! The Falls City News has been digitized and is currently available on the Historic Oregon Newspapers website. The new content for the Falls City News spans

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Many New Titles from Deschutes County!

We were recently able to digitize and add more newspapers from Deschutes County, Oregon! Thanks to the generosity of the Deschutes County Historical Society, we’ve added issues from The Deschutes Echo, La Pine Inter-Mountain, Laidlaw Chronicle, and Redmond Spokesman. The

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Tracing the History of Oregon Movie Theaters

Today’s guest blog post comes from Elizabeth Peterson, M.A., M.L.I.S., Humanities Librarian and Curator of Moving Images here at UO Libraries: When the Oregon Digital Newspaper Project launched several years ago, I immediately saw its potential for researching local movie

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

This month, for Women’s History Month, we would like to highlight some of the history that can be found in the newspapers available on the Historic Oregon Newspapers website. There is plenty of news to be found, both related to

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Newspapers: A Genealogists Treasure Trove!

Today’s guest blog post comes from Linda Sausen Ivers: I should probably start by introducing myself. Hello, my name is Linda, and I’m a genealogy addict! I started researching and recording the genealogy of my family in 1988. Although I

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New website for Historic Oregon Newspapers!

Yesterday, the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program launched the new website for Historic Oregon Newspapers. Developed from the Open-ONI initiative, the new site has an updated look-and-feel that’s easier to navigate and more consistent with web presence of UO Libraries. It

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New Paper from Independence, OR!

We’ve recently added more content from Polk County, this time coming from Independence, OR! This batch was made possible by the folks at Independence Public Library. The added issues come from The Polk County Post, going back to the start

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New Papers from Dallas, OR!

With support from the Dallas Public Library and the Polk County Cultural Coalition, we were recently able to digitize and add more newspapers from Dallas, Oregon! Issues from The Polk County Signal, Polk County Times, and Polk County Itemizer are now

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