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South Portland Walkabout

August 5, 2011

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“Mention Hebrew School, the Neighborhood House, basketball, or the ubiquitous junk peddlers, and photographs come out and stories are retold…. There will never be another South Portland.” —Stories from Jewish Portland by Polina Olsen (The History Press, 11.2011) On Sunday, August 21, 2011, join author Polina Olsen for a walking tour of historic Jewish Portland. […]

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Timbers

August 3, 2011

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Tonight at 7:30 on ESPN watch the Portland Timbers take on the Los Angeles Galaxy. Next spring check out Michael Orr’s book Soccer City, USA: The Birth of the Portland Timbers (History Press, Spring 2012), which recalls the premier 1975 season of Portland’s beloved futbol team. Visit the team website or check out Michael’s blog […]

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Forthcoming Books from The History Press Frontier

July 17, 2011

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This fall The History Press will release its first Oregon titles: Stories from Jewish Portland by Polina Olsen and Hidden History of Civil War Oregon by Randol B. Fletcher. Polina Olsen captures the history of Portland’s Jewish community through interviews and extensive research, while Randol Fletcher explores the often overlooked connections between the Beaver State […]

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