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McLoughlin statue

In order of appearance:

McLoughlin Introduction:

Capitol Rotunda mural: Photograph of one of the murals created by Frank Schwarz and Barry Faulkner in 1936. The artists painted other murals that heroically depicted major components of Oregon's history and culture such as Captain Gray landing at the Columbia River, Oregon's admission as a state, and major occupations of Oregonians. These murals decorate the rotunda and senate and house chambers of the Capitol building that replaced the previous building destroyed by fire in 1935. Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs, #3337A.

Bust of John McLoughlin: Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs, #2826.


Career with Hudson's Bay Company:

Portrait of John McLoughlin: Secretary of State records (framed).

Excerpt of motion and resolution from 1841: Provisional and Territorial Government Document #1083.

Letter to McLoughlin from the Legislative Assembly related to Articles of Compact from 1845: Provisional and Territorial Government Document #1386.

Letter from McLoughlin to the Legislative Assembly related to Articles of Compact from 1845: Provisional and Territorial Government Document #12196.

Letter from McLoughlin to the Legislative Assembly related to the provisional government from 1845: Provisional and Territorial Government Document #12197.


An Eventful Second Career:

Photographs of McLoughlin's Oregon City house: #2824 This photograph is an interior view of the dining room of the Dr. John McLoughlin House in Oregon City in Clackamas County. The photo shows a dining table, chairs, and wall mirror that once may have been at Fort Vancouver. The two-story frame house was built in 1846 and is now used as a museum.; exterior, #2823; entry, #2825--all from Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs.

Petition to vote from 1850: Naturalization Declarations of Intention-John McLoughlin, Clackamas County records.

Response of the Legislative Assembly from 1850: Naturalization Declarations of Intention-John McLoughlin, Clackamas County records.

Resolution of thanks from the Legislative Assembly to McLoughlin (no date): Provisional and Territorial Government Document #5448.


A Powerful Legacy:

Statue of McLoughlin (edited): Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs, #5429. This is a photograph of the statue of John McLoughlin on the grounds of the State Capitol in Salem. It is a replica of the statue of McLoughlin in the Capitol in Washington, D.C. The sculpture was created by Gifford McGregor Proctor and his father Alexander Phimister Proctor. The statue was unveiled on the Capital grounds in 1953.

Cover page of House Joint Resolution 38 from the 1957 Legislative Assembly: Original Bill Files, Legislative Assembly Records.


Chronology of Events:

Portion of Capitol Rotunda mural: Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs, #3337A.


Related Documents at the State Archives:

Oregon City historical marker: Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs, #5429.


Information about the Images:

Statue of McLoughlin: Highway Division Records, Tourism Photographs, #5429. This is a photograph of the statue of John McLoughlin on the grounds of the State Capitol in Salem. It is a replica of the statue of McLoughlin in the Capitol in Washington, D.C. The sculpture was created by Gifford McGregor Proctor and his father Alexander Phimister Proctor. The statue was unveiled on the Capital grounds in 1953.

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