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Capturing Oregon's Frontier

29:00

At the turn of the 20th century, rural Southern Oregon was still the rough frontier. Men searched the rivers for gold. Barefoot children attended one-room schoolhouses. Horses plowed dirt fields and oxen hauled giant timber. Communities grew and later turned into ghost towns. It is history that might have faded from memory. Instead, images from all of these scenes are preserved.

Episodes of Oregon Experience51

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Oregon Experience

Jazz Town

Jazz Town explores the vibrant, post-World War II eruption of jazz in Portland.

29:17

Jazz Town

29:17

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Oregon Experience

Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

Frontier preacher and pioneer geologist, Thomas Condon.

30:06

Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

30:06

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Oregon Experience

The Jewish Frontier

Oregon's Jewish pioneers were among the region's first settlers.

58:09

The Jewish Frontier

58:09

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Oregon Experience

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Oregon Experience explores the origins and the evolution of the OR Shakespeare Festival

56:38

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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Oregon Experience

Ed Slaughter

The story of Edgar “Ed” Slaughter ownership of the pool hall on N. Williams Ave.

1:16

Ed Slaughter

1:16

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Oregon Experience

Warren Bracken Comes to Portland

Jazz Historian Lynn Darroch talks about Warren Bracken, vocalist and band leader.

1:12

Warren Bracken Comes to Portland

1:12

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Changing Conditions of the PCT

Barney “Scout” Mann compares the condition of the PCT in 1959 and today.

0:45

Changing Conditions of the PCT

0:45

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Oregon Experience

High Road to Danger

June Mulford talks about the movie she and Don made after their trip.

1:11

High Road to Danger

1:11

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Oregon Experience

June and the Rattlesnake

June Mulford remembers an encounter with a rattlesnake.

0:52

June and the Rattlesnake

0:52

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Oregon Experience

Oregon's Skyline Trail

Barney “Scout” Mann talks about the early history of Oregon’s Skyline Trail.

2:03

Oregon's Skyline Trail

2:03

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Oregon Experience

Vanishing Trails

June Mulford talks about trying to navigate the PCT with disappearing trails.

0:57

Vanishing Trails

0:57

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Oregon Experience

Washing Clothes on the PCT

June Mulford explains how she creatively washed clothes and blankets on the Trail.

1:03

Washing Clothes on the PCT

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Oregon Experience

Preview Jazz Town

A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's new documentary - Jazz Town

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Preview Jazz Town

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Oregon Experience

Preview Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

A sneak preview of Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

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Preview Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

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Previewing Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's new documentary on Thomas Condon

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Previewing Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils

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Oregon Experience

Highlighting The Jewish Frontier

A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's The Jewish Frontier

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Highlighting The Jewish Frontier

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