OR-ROOTS Listserv

​​OR-ROOTS is a list for discussion of research and writing about Oregon genealogy and family history. It is an online forum where genealogists share the results of research, assist newcomers to the field, ask about resources, debate issues, raise questions and learn about current events in the field.

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Mary McRobinson 
Oregon State Archives
800 Summer St. NE Salem, OR 97310

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