Oregon Historical Quarterly

The Journal of Record for Oregon History

The Oregon Historical Quarterly, a peer-reviewed, public history journal, has been published continuously since 1900 by the Oregon Historical Society. OHQ brings well-researched, well-written history about Oregon and the Pacific Northwest to both scholars and general readers. OHQ is one of the largest state historical society journals in the United States and is a recognized and respected source for the history of the Pacific Northwest region. 

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OHQ 117:3 Fall 2016

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Fall 2016, 117:3

The OHQ Fall 2016 issue includes articles exploring historical evidence of fish distribution in the Upper Klamath River watershed, early movie theaters in Eugene and Springfield, and a photo

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Each year, the Oregon Historical Quarterly presents the Joel Palmer Award to the author of the best article published in the journal during the previous year.

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