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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Oregon Historical Quarterly | Spring 2017, 118:1

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Spring 2017, 118:1

The Spring 2017 issue of the Jefferson Historical Quarterly* (a special issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly) features essays, articles, and research files that explore the State of...

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