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Order Your 1911 Commemorative Oregon Blue Book

The cover of the commemorative edition of the 1911 Oregon Blue Book.

The cover of the commemorative edition of the 1911 Oregon Blue Book.

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Overview

The Oregon Blue Book is turning 100! In celebration of this milestone, the Oregon Secretary of State's Office is offering a limited edition commemorative version of the original 1911 Oregon Blue Book.

 

1911 Oregon Blue Book
The first Oregon Blue Book provides a window into life in Oregon a century ago. Dozens of vintage images illustrate the state. These include scenes of Crater Lake, Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge, and other sights. Many images depict the bounty of Oregon's agriculture and timber industries while others tout the state's hunting and fishing opportunities.

 

Along with the images, the 1911 Oregon Blue Book is full of text describing the beauty and resources of the state in language that is both quaint and evocative. For example: "High above the clouds towers snow-capped Mount Hood, magnificent in its supreme eminence and in its beauty and ruggedness." The book reports on every aspect of Oregon's economy and society a century ago. Thus, the reader will find descriptions of 1911 transportation, agriculture, livestock, fishing, dairy, education, labor, and taxation conditions, among others.

 

Limited Edition
Order now to get your copy of this 133-page commemorative edition 1911 Oregon Blue Book. The price is 10 dollars for the commemorative edition alone or 25 dollars for a package of the commemorative edition with the new 2011-2012 Oregon Blue Book, plus shipping. Both books are now available.

 

Order Yours Now!
Use this order form to get your copy of Oregon Blue Book history.

 

A view of the Portland Harbor circa 1911, one of many images depicting Oregon life a century ago. All are part of the commemorative edition of the 1911 Oregon Blue Book now available. Call us at 503-378-5199 for more information.

A view of the Portland Harbor circa 1911, one of many images depicting Oregon life a century ago. All are part of the commemorative edition of the 1911 Oregon Blue Book now available. Call us at 503-378-5199 for more information.