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It happened in Oregon : stories of events and people that shaped beaver state history / James A. Crutchfield.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Umatilla County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Adams Public Library. (Show)

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Summary:

"From a volcanic eruption that created the deepest lake in North America to a freighter wreck that took nine years to clean up, It Happened in Oregon looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Beaver State. Meet Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, the affluent leader of an eastern religious sect that attempted to take over a small town in Oregon to establish a spiritual corporate headquarters. Relive the Lewis and Clark Expedition's "Showery wet and disagreeable" Christmas at Fort Clatsop. And find out what caused the tragic, excrusiating deaths of dozens of patients at Oregon State Hospital during one night in 1942."--Back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Adams Public Library PNW 979.5 (Text) 37810000065374 Pacific Northwest Book Branch_Only_3months 02/18/2021 Available -
Milton-Freewater Public Library 979.5 Crutc (Text) 37862000460485 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 06/18/2020 Available -
Ontario Community Library 979.5 CRUTC (Text) 33330004398295 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/24/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781493037186
  • ISBN: 1493037188
  • Physical Description: viii, 167 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-161) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"From a volcanic eruption that created the deepest lake in North America to a freighter wreck that took nine years to clean up, It Happened in Oregon looks at intriguing people and episodes from the history of the Beaver State. Meet Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, the affluent leader of an eastern religious sect that attempted to take over a small town in Oregon to establish a spiritual corporate headquarters. Relive the Lewis and Clark Expedition's "Showery wet and disagreeable" Christmas at Fort Clatsop. And find out what caused the tragic, excrusiating deaths of dozens of patients at Oregon State Hospital during one night in 1942."--Back cover.
Subject: Oregon > History > Anecdotes.
Oregon > Biography > Anecdotes.
Oregon.
Genre: Anecdotes.
Biography > Anecdotes.
History.

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