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Halloween Fun Highlighted in Historic Oregon Newspapers

With the familiar chill of early fall comes jack-o’-lanterns on front porches and paper cutouts of bats, black cats, and witches on broomsticks in the windows of homes and school buildings. Halloween is here once more, and the fun and

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Milestone! 10 Million Pages on Chronicling America!

The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP) joins the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in celebrating a major milestone for Chronicling America. As of Tuesday, October 7, 2015, Chronicling America has more than 10 million

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In September, It’s Back to School

September days see the re-opening of school doors in the state of Oregon and across the country. Historic Oregon newspapers have dutifully remarked upon the start of the back-to-school season and the academic pursuits of Oregon students throughout the decades.

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Historic Oregon Newspapers – Lots of New Content Added!

In recent weeks, a slew of great new content has been added to the Historic Oregon Newspapers website, from a Finnish-language newspaper whose target readership was American female communists (Toveritar) to a newspaper that proudly proclaimed in its masthead: “Independent

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Oregon: “Summer Playground of the Northwest”

Oregon has long been a popular destination for those seeking warm-weather recreation. With seemingly endless options set amid a landscape abundant in natural beauty, Oregon is a big draw for visitors from out of state in search of vacation fun

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Issues of the Crook County Journal Now Online, 1901-1921!

Thanks to a partnership with the Crook County Historical Society/Bowman Museum in Prineville, Oregon, issues of the Crook County Journal are now online at Historic Oregon Newspapers! The Crook County Journal reliably kept residents of Prineville, Oregon, informed for more

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Chronicling America, Historic Oregon Newspapers Now with New Content!

Calling all aficionados of historic Oregon newspapers! The Chronicling America and Historic Oregon Newspaper websites have been updated with lots of great new content. All issues of historic Oregon newspapers that have been added to these sites are completely free

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