Research and use options
A drawing shows vigilant American soldiers in the trenches.
(OSA, Historical Annual National
Guard State of Oregon, 1939)
Defense council records
Most of the defense council records in the holdings of the Oregon
State Archives document civil defense activities after the council was
recreated during World War II. However, the following records specifically
document the World War I experience:
Personal Military Service History Index (in Reference
Personal Military Service History Records, 1918-1922,
Publications and Ephemera (World War I), 1917-1920,
State Historian's Correspondence, 1918-1922, 1 cu.ft.
War I Personnel Photographs (includes other war photographs), ca. 1915-1919
Web tour of the Oregon State Archives for complete details about research
options, services, and other important information
about using records at the Archives. The tour also describes costs associated
with ordering individual documents or case files - View description.
In general, more in-depth researchers
have three main options:
most comprehensive, timely, and cost-effective research is still conducted
by planning a visit to the Archives Building in Salem. This makes all
of the Archives resources available on a nearly immediate basis. Photocopies
are $0.25 per page self service.
the researcher is unable to travel to the Archives Building, limited
research and copy services by our staff are available. Research will
be conducted at $40 per hour for up to four hours per request. Any photocopying
Archives staff costs $0.75 per page.
private, fee-based researchers are willing to work to specifications. The Archives is not
affiliated with these
and does not take
responsibility for any agreements made. Contact the reference room for more information.
image shown in the exhibit that has a citation beginning with "OSA" is
available for purchase from the Oregon State Archives. The images are
offered in completely unedited, as scanned 300 dpi TIFF format.
Some of the images were scanned from original publications with less
than ideal photographic or graphic characteristics. The cost for obtaining
a digital image is $20 for Oregon residents and $25 for all others. Contact
us for information about obtaining copies as photographic negatives or
image lacking a citation beginning with "OSA" is
not available for copy from the Oregon State Archives.
Please contact the
cited or general sources for copies.
Use and citations
Researchers may use materials contained in this exhibit for personal or educational
purposes. However, please cite the "Oregon State Archives, Oregon at War! Web
Exhibit" when using
Archives (OSA) images or direct text quotations from the exhibit.
Thank you for using the Oregon at War! Web exhibit and learning
resource. We hope that you have found it educational and entertaining.
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