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Freedom in the Balance

Freedom in the Balance

Most Oregonians today are probably unaware of how close Oregon came to becoming a slave state.
Slavery was intensely debated at Oregon’s Constitutional Convention in 1857. In fact, it was the overriding issue facing the 60 delegates gathered in the old wood-frame Marion County Courthouse in Salem.

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Sins of the Son: A teenager’s deathbed confession

Sins of the Son: A teenager’s deathbed confession

By R. Gregory NokesColumbia: The Magazine of Northwest HistoryWinter 2020-21    Before Robert McMillan dies, he will make a deathbed confession to his father of his involvement in one of the most horrific crimes in the American West.  The 1889 photograph,...

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Nokes interview with Chinese American Media

Nokes interview with Chinese American Media

Greg Nokes gives a wide-ranging interview for a Chinese-American audience about his book, Massacred for Gold, social unrest, racial issues and the 2020 election. The interviewer was Sabrina Lin, a senior at Amherst College on behalf of Chinese American Media, a...

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