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Finding a history which mentions our
ancestor is always a welcome find. But histories can tell us
something about our ancestors even when they're not
mentioned by name. What was the political temperament of
their area, who were the "important" people, what social and
political events might have affected their daily lives.
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AS OF 2008, I HAVE A NEW WEBSITE, DEVOTED TO FULL-TEXT OREGON HISTORY BOOKS.
MOST OF THE BELOW WILL BE MOVED TO THAT WEBSITE, AND OTHERS WILL BE ADDED.
PLEASE VISIT THERE
HISTORY BOOKS ONLINE
Beginnings of the
Town of Linnton ~ taken from: Peter H. Burnett.
Recollections And Opinions of an Old Pioneer. New York:
D. Appleton and Company, 1880.
(being a part of Chapter 3)
Thieves in Early Oregon ~ two articles from
Oregon Spectator. November 4, 1851
edition, page 2 column 6 and
November 11, 1851 edition, page 2, column 4.
Lewis & Clark Exposition
~ promotional guide to the exposition,
produced by the Union Pacific Railway.
Morrison Bridge ~ reprinted from Western
Portland-On-Wallamet ~ an article written by M. P.
The Overland Monthly, published at San Francisco,
Volume 1, 1868. p.34-43.
WPA Guide to Oregon
~ abstracted sections
describing Multnomah County
Full Text Histories
Full Text Histories
specific to Multnomah County)
visit my new website devoted to Oregon history books
Miss A. J. Allen.
Ten Years in
Oregon. Travels and
Adventures of Doctor E. White and Lady,
West of the Rocky Mountains: with
Incidents of Two Sea Voyages via
Sandwich Islands around Cape Horn;
containing, also, a brief history of the
Missions and Settlement of the
Country--Origin of the Provisional
Government--Number and Customs of the
Indians--Incidents Witnessed while
Traversing and Residing in the
Territory--Descriptions of the Soil,
Production, and Climate. Ithaca, New
York : Press of Andrus, Gauntlett, &
William Henry Gray,
A History of Oregon, 1792—1849, Drawn from Personal
Observation and Authentic Information. Portland, Oregon : Harris & Holman,
Hines. Oregon: Its History, Condition
and Prospects: Containing
a Description of the Geography, Climate
and Productions With Personal Adventures
among the Indians During a Residence of
the Author on the Plains Bordering the
Pacific While Connected with The
Oregon Mission: Embracing Extended Notes
of A Voyage Around the World.
Buffalo: Geo. H. Derby And Co., 1851.
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Tuesday, 24 June 2008