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Brad's Latest Blogs

The Oregon State Library in the 1940s. (Oregon State Archives, Secretary of State, OSL0033)

Program helping libraries with technology

The 11 Oregon libraries selected randomly by the Edge Initiative has completed the anonymous assessment process that is used to Read More

From The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library

Oregon maps among those in NYPL’s free collection

If there’s one aspect that usually proves to be exciting in the genealogical community, it’s the addition of free resources. Read More

Photo courtesy of Genealogical Speakers Forum

GFO’s Spring Seminar features German theme

No shortage of educational opportunities exist in Oregon for the family historian. Some of the top names in genealogy, including Read More


New historical society established in West Linn

The Willamette Valley region welcomes a new organization, the West Linn Historical Society. The group’s website (www.westlinnhistory.org) states: “Founded in Read More

OSU-SCARC webpage

Genealogy possibilities at Oregon State’s SCARC

It can be a daunting task — walking into a large university’s archives department and knowing where to start. The Read More

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