Tag Archives: Oregon

Forthcoming 2012 Books from the History Press Frontier

October 14, 2011

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In spring of 2012, the History Press looks forward to more new titles here in the West, including Wicked Jurupa Valley, Hidden History of Tacoma, Forgotten Tales of New Mexico, The 1975 Portland Timbers, and High School Football in Long Beach. Also on the horizon are new titles in Sacramento, Napa Valley, and Huntington Beach. […]

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History Press Releases First Portland Book

October 12, 2011

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The History Press is proud to announce Stories from Jewish Portland by Polina Olsen is now available for preorder through The History Press website. Look for the book in Portland stores in November. These are the stories of Jewish Portland, whose roots stretch back to the Gold Rush, whose heart is ‘the old neighborhood’ of South […]

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History Press Releases First Civil War Title in the Northwest

September 6, 2011

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The History Press is proud to announce Hidden History of Civil War Oregon by Randol B. Fletcher is now available from Oregon bookstores. Many Oregonians think of the Civil War as a faraway event or something that happens when the Ducks and the Beavers tangle. Few know that the state raised two Union regiments or […]

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Interview with Polina Olsen, Author of Stories from Jewish Portland

August 15, 2011

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AK: How did you first become interested in the stories of Portland’s Jewish community? PO: I became interested when I moved to a house in John’s Landing and learned that the neighborhood next store was once home to Jewish immigrants. All four grandparents emigrated from Eastern Europe but like many others, I never thought to […]

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Interview with Randol B. Fletcher, Author of Hidden History of Civil War Oregon

August 9, 2011

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When did you first become interested in the events of the Civil War? I have had a life-long interest in history and majored in history when I went to college. I became particularly interested in the Civil War era when I was on a camping trip with my wife and children at Fort Stevens State […]

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