Oregon Journal (1902-1982)

A digital archive of the Oregon Journal, from 1902-1982. The Oregon Journal was one of the major newspapers in Portland, Oregon, and for many years it was the main competitor of The Oregonian. It was originally published under “Evening Journal” and later under “Oregon Daily Journal.”

Search the text and view photographs, illustrations, and advertisements from scanned pages of the original newspaper.

Answer questions like:

  • How did the newspaper cover the Black United Front boycotts of public schools in Portland?
  • What happened in Oregon during the West Coast Longshoremen’s strike of 1934?
  • My grandfather says that he played basketball for Mt. Hood Community College in the 1970s. Is that true? Was he any good?