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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Spring 2022, 123:1

In this issue, authors explore themes of White supremacy in early-twentieth-century Oregon art, an exhibit on display at the Oregon Historical Society marking Portland Jobs with Justice’s...

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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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The OregonScape feature in each issue of the “Oregon Historical Quarterly“ highlights an image that has been carefully selected by OHS archivists for its historical importance or visual appeal. OregonScapes provide readers a window into OHS’s massive collections and our staff’s depth of knowledge about those collections.

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