Web Exhibits and Projects

Trademark labels are featured in the Sold in Oregon exhibit. Above: Beaver Brand Oregon Prunes - #1207, H. S. Gile & Company, Salem, Oregon, 1909.

Trademark labels are featured in the Sold in Oregon exhibit. Above: Beaver Brand Oregon Prunes - #1207, H. S. Gile & Company, Salem, Oregon, 1909.

Exhibits

Crafting the Oregon Constitution: Framework for a New State
Learn about the making of the 1857 constitution. Explore issues before, during, and after the convention with over 250 Web pages.

Life on the Home Front: Oregon Responds to World War II
Explore the experiences of ordinary Oregonians before, during, and after the war. Includes hundreds pages of text and images.

Oregon at War: World War I and the Oregon Experience
Experience life on the battlefront and home front. Over one hundred pages with hundreds of images and documents.

A 1940 Journey Across Oregon
An exhibit matching state tourism photographs with colorful descriptions of an adventure from Ontario to Astoria.

A 1940 Oregon Coast Tour
An exhibit blending tourism photographs and vintage WPA tour text describing the attractions along Oregon's striking coastline.

Sold in Oregon: Historical Oregon Trademarks
An exhibit of 174 of Oregon's most interesting trademarks from the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Echoes of Oregon
An educational resource featuring documents from the Oregon territorial period.

Historical Travel Photographs
View over one hundred photographs of scenes along the Columbia River from ca. 1935 to 1984.

Pearl Harbor Remembered: Oregonians and the Attack on Pearl Harbor
An exhibit exploring the experiences of Oregonians in relation to the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

Highlights of the Archives
An exhibit with over one hundred pages of colorful Oregon history about Prohibition, the Whitman Massacre, a prison breakout, and more.

Cooperative Projects

Oregon Archives Month 
A yearly event celebrating Archives and Special Collections across the state of Oregon.

Historic Photograph Collections
A cooperative project of the Oregon State Archives, Salem Public Library, and Marion County Historical Society.

Contact Archives Division

Open 8 AM - 5 PM, Mon - Fri
Phone (503) 373-0701
Fax (503) 378-4118
reference.archives@state.or.us
800 Summer St NE
Salem, OR 97310-1349