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Author Rediscovers Portland’s History Through ODNP!

Dr. Tracy J. Prince shares how she takes advantage of the sources available on Historic Oregon Newspapers to uncover forgotten histories of Portland. Can you tell us a little about your publication(s) and yourself? I’m a Professor at Portland State

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1 million pages online!

Happy New Year from the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program! As of today, January 11, 2019, the ODNP website has surpassed 1 million pages online! Only a handful of statewide newspaper digitization and preservation programs have over 1 million pages and

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Con-man Edgar Laplante’s Oregon connections discovered in new publication

King Con: The Bizarre Adventures of the Jazz Age’s Greatest Impostor will be released on August 7th! Read more about the Oregon connections author Paul Willetts discovered while researching below:                      

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Historic Murder Inspires New Novel

John Riha, Ashland-based author, discusses the historically-rooted inspiration for his latest novel!                 Can you tell us about your book? The Bounty Huntress is an historical novel set in southern Oregon in the

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Interview with ethnohistorian, David Lewis

Dr. David Lewis shares with us how he uses Historic Oregon Newspapers online for his many research projects! Can you tell us a little about your research and yourself? I am a researcher in ethnohistory. I received my PhD from

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Oregon City author shares research about the history of the city

Karin Morey, historian of Oregon City and avid researcher, discusses her recent projects and publications about Oregon City’s floods, pioneers, and Army service men and women. Can you tell us a little about your publication(s) and yourself? I have had

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2017: Year in Review

We had a lot of changes in 2017!   The Historic Oregon Newspapers website underwent a system migration and design update. New features include an “On This Day in History” homepage showcase, an updated map and locations list, a calendar that allows users to browse by date, and an improved

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Guest Blog Post: The Timeless Search for an Equitable System of Taxation

Guest blog post by University of Oregon School of Planning, Public Policy and Management graduate student Jes Sokolowski: For the last few semesters I have been assisting a professor with a research project on inequality and taxes. Most of my

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Historic Oregon newspapers are source material in recent publication

Scott Stursa, author of the recently published book Distilled in Oregon, shares his interests and processes for researching with local historic resources, including Historic Oregon Newspapers online!                 Can you tell us a little about your

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Forthcoming book about Coquille features ODNP newspapers!

Bert Dunn, an avid Oregon Digital Newspaper Program supporter and contributor, will soon publish a book on Coquille, Oregon that uses ODNP newspapers for source material. It will be published by Arcadia Publishing as part of their “Images of America”

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