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New paper from Newberg, OR!

We have recently been able to add a new paper to the Oregon Historic Newspapers website, this time coming from Newberg, OR! Thanks to the generosity of the Newberg Public Library, ODNP has been able to digitize a large span

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New Content from Cottage Grove, OR

Thanks to the generosity of the Cottage Grove Historical Museum, we have recently been able to expand upon our available issues of the Cottage Grove Sentinel! This new content added to the Oregon Historic Newspapers website covers the early years

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John “Watermelon” Redington and the Heppner Weekly Gazette

Available at the University of Oregon Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) is a collection of correspondences, scrapbooks, newspapers, and miscellaneous papers pertaining to Colonel John “Watermelon” Redington (1851-1935). An Oregon scout turned newspaper man, this eccentric character was editor

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The Odd Case of the “W” in Oregon Free Press

The Oregon Free Press, published for only a year in 1848 by George L. Curry, is the second oldest newspaper in the state. Originally an employee of Oregon’s first published newspaper, the Oregon Spectator, Curry began the Free Press after a

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