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Sunday, March 02, 2008

The Oregon Encyclopedia

Portland State University and the Oregon Historical Society have joined forces to create an on-line Oregon Encyclopedia of History and Culture - a free resource for anyone with access to the worldwide web. When the encyclopedia is complete in 2009, it will include:

* Nearly 3,000 entries with over 200 essays on Oregon subjects
* Coverage of significant people, events, places, institutions, and more in Oregon, from 10,000 years ago to the present
* Essays and entries on ethnic groups and communities throughout Oregon's history
* Entries on art, architecture, literature, performing arts, music, and popular culture
* Hundreds of images, documents, and maps
* Essays that add new perspective to issues and events
* Special sections for teachers and students

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