Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
About This Guide
This guide will provide you with information and sources to support research on Portland and the state of Oregon. Click on the tabs above or the links on this page to access demographic data, newspapers, government info, resources about Portland's history and more.
The Oregon Encyclopedia provides definitive, authoritative information about the State of Oregon, including significant places, culture, institutions, events, and people. The Oregon Encyclopedia is part of the Oregon Historical Society's Digital History Projects, in partnership with Portland State University and the Oregon Council of Teachers of English. The OE has also been supported by the Oregon Cultural Trust through the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission, Willamette University, and the Oregon State Library.
Credits and Contacts
This guide is authored and maintained by Amy Stanforth