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Access Historic Newspapers Online – Free!

I love researching in historic newspapers. Being able to read the news that was occurring where and when my ancestors lived is incredible. You can get a feel for what was important  to them, prices for goods they may have purchased, weather conditions, disasters, … Continue reading

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Oregon State Archives – Military Records

In the previous post (The Weekly Oregonian, Saturday, January 24, 1857) I included several bits of news that I will expand on and add resources which you may want to check to look for additional information. First up is the … Continue reading

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This Week in Oregon History

We had a light dusting of snow in Eugene today with the promise (or threat) of more to come Monday night so it was interesting to read an apology in The Guard, published in Eugene City, on Saturday, January 18, 1868 for … Continue reading

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