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Unearthing Submarine Cables in Oregon’s History

Hayley G. Brazier shares with us how she’s been using Historic Oregon Newspapers in her dissertation research! Can you tell us a little about your project and yourself? I am a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the

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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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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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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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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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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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