Experience Oregon History
A look back at the shaping of the historic Columbia River Highway which began construction in 1913.
Learn about the making of the 1857 constitution. Explore issues before, during and after the convention.
Experience life on the battlefront and home front. Over one hundred pages with hundreds of images and documents.
Explore the experiences of ordinary Oregonians before, during and after the war. Includes hundreds pages of text and images.
Travel across time with this exhibit matching state tourism photographs with colorful descriptions of an adventure from Ontario to Astoria.
Journey through historic Oregon with this exhibit blending tourism photographs and vintage WPA tour text about Oregon's striking coastline.
Wander through this colorful exhibit of Oregon's most interesting trademarks from the late 1800s and early 1900s.
Research this educational resource featuring documents from the Oregon territorial period.
View over one hundred photographs of scenes along the Columbia River from ca. 1935 to 1984.
Colorful Oregon history about Prohibition, the Whitman Massacre, a prison breakout and more.
Cooperative Projects and Events
Celebrate a month of special events at archives and special collections across the state of Oregon.
Search thousands of Oregon images in this cooperative project of the Oregon State Archives, Salem Public Library and Marion County Historical Society.
Browse colorful and historic artwork images.