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First Nations Tribal Collection - Southern Oregon Digital Archive
The First Nations Tribal Collection of the Southern Oregon Digital Archives consists of documents, books, and articles relating to the indigenous peoples of this bioregion. We have begun to collect and mount materials about many tribes in southwestern Oregon and northern California.
Historic Can Collection - Jim Rock - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
This collection contains images of historic cans assembled by Jim Rock (1942-2010) over his career as an archaeologist with the U.S. Forest Service in Yreka, CA.
Historic Oregon Newspapers
Search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP).
Useful on searching Historical Oregon Newspapers: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_eo9dmtkf
King County Collects
Led by the Museum of History & Industry, a major regional history museum, this project was a collaboration of 61 historical organizations belonging to the Association of King County Historical Organizations.
National Digital Newspaper Program
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
Native American Artifacts - Collins Collection - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
Photographs of 100 representative artifacts from the Collins collection of Native American artifacts, donated to SOU by Mary Collins, provide information into the material culture of many Native nations, primarily of the Southwest.
Oregon's Road to 4 Million
This story of how Oregon's population has grown and changed since its founding as a state in 1859, and up to 2015 when Oregon's population reached 4 million was created by the Portland State University Population Research Center.
A guide to the state's food, farms and markets published in partnership with the Oregon Department of Agriculture and featuring stories about the state's top crops, livestock, agribusiness, tourism, food safety and local products.
Oregon Digital collections are comprised of unique digitized and born-digital materials including photographs, articles, sheet music, manuscripts, ephemera, and more.
Oregon Historical Society Digital Collections
Access OHS's digital collection and learn about their physical collection through their website, catalog records, and finding aids. OHS seeks to “inspire curiosity about all the people, places, and events that have shaped Oregon."
Publications in Oregon from city and county governments, tribal governments, non-profits, organizations, voter's pamphlets, the People's Power League, scrip, and more.
Maps published by the State of Oregon, US Federal Government, and other organizations.
Oregon Online History and Archaeology Library
Research resources statewide and for counties in Oregon, including books, historic contexts, historic properties and cemeteries, historical societies, county government history and records guide, and more.
Pear Packing - A Season of Women's Work
Historic photographs of pear packing in Southern Oregon, and poems Reid authored about area women who provided labor for seasonal pear packing.
Peter Britt Photographs - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
This selection of photographs by the famous Jacksonville photographer and his son, Emil, depict portraits and landscapes as well as the social, cultural, and economic life of southern Oregon between 1880 and 1930.
Read All About It, Oregon
Read the latest about Oregon government documents and news.
Rogue River National Forest Historic Images - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
Images selected from the Historical Records Collection of Rogue River National Forest trace 100 years of forest history, economy, landscapes, and recreation from its founding as Crater National Forest in 1908.
Southern Oregon Historical Society - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
Photographs, selected from the vast holdings the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s Research Library, show people working, traveling, and raising families in rural lands and towns of the Rogue Valley since the late 1800s.
Southern Oregon History Collection - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
Books, maps, government documents, oral histories, correspondence and miscellaneous materials that document the unique historical experience of Southern Oregon.
State of Oregon Government Publications
The Oregon Documents Depository Program supports government transparency and civic education by ensuring consistent and coordinated permanent public access to information published by Oregon state government.
Stories of Southern Oregon: Southern Oregon Digital Archive
More than 200 historic photos and videotaped interviews of more than 30 farm and ranch families and helper agencies in Southern Oregon.
Washington County Heritage Online
Explore thousands of historic photographs from Washington County, Oregon.
Washington County Oral Histories
Oral histories from libraries, historical societies, museums, and other community organizations in Washington County, Oregon. Topics include Local Families and Notable Residents, Farming, Forestry, Latino Immigrants & Culture, Schools, Veterans & Wars.
Washington Digital Newspapers
“One hundred years ago…” front pages from Washington newspapers
Links to the Washington State Library's microfilm collections for a full list of titles, publication histories, and essays about the newspapers’ influence on their communities.
Browse newspapers by title, calendar date, or full text searching
Search on the go using your smartphone or tablet
Wine of Southern Oregon - Southern Oregon Digital Archives
This growing collection contains wine bottle labels, photographs, and miscellanea generously contributed by participating area vineyards, wineries, and individuals connected to Southern Oregon's wine industry, as well as images collected by MJ Daspit and Eric Weisinger for their book Rogue Valley Wine (Arcadia, 2011).
Umpqua Community College Library, 1140 Umpqua College Rd., Roseburg, OR 97470, 541-440-4640
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