Trade, Business, Industry, and the Economy


Leo Adler (1895-1993)

Paul Allen (1953-2018)

John Jacob Astor (1763-1848)

Thomas J. Autzen (1888-1958)

Seid Back (1851–1916)

Shinzaburo Ban (1854-1926)

James Beard (1903-1985)

Simon Benson (1851-1942)

Norman Best (1906-1995)

John C. Boyle (1887-1979)

Asahel Bush (1824-1913)

John F. Carroll (1858-1917)

Concomly (1765?-1830?)

James Cook (1728-1779)

Henry W. Corbett (1827-1903)

Guy Cordon (1890-1969)

Bernard Daly (1858–1920)

Will Daly (1869-1924)

John Day (1770?–1820)

Marie Dorion (1790?–1850)

James Douglas (1803-1877) in Oregon

Henry Failing (1834-1898)

Josiah Failing, (1806-1877)

Russel Farnham (1785-1832)

George Flavel (1823[?]-1893)

Irvin Henry Fletcher (1932-)

Hallie Brown Ford (1905-2007)

Abner Hunt "A. H." Francis (c. 1812–1872) and Isaac "I. B." Francis (1798-1856)

Joseph T. (Ted) Francis (1900-1999)

John William "Pete" French (1849-1897)

Gilbert Gable (1886-1941)

Joseph Gale (1807-1881)

Alfred Carlton Gilbert (1884-1961)

Caroline Gleason (1886-1962)

Robert Gray (1755-1806)

Woody Guthrie and the Columbia River

Andrew B. Hammond (1848-1934)

DeVere (1902-1981) and Helen (1907-1989) Helfrich

Francis J. Heney (1859-1937)

Greg Higgins (1958-)

James J. Hill (1838-1916)

William A. Hilliard (1927-2017)

George Himes (1844-1940)

Hines and the Edward Hines Lumber Company

Fern Hobbs (1883-1964)

Robert Deniston Hume (1845-1908)

Wilson Price Hunt (1783-1842)

Glenn Jackson (1902-1980)

John Jaqua (1920–2009)

William Johnson (1784-1848)

Ira Keller (1899-1978)

Peter Kerr (1861-1957)

Richard L. Kohnstamm (1926-2006)

William S. Ladd (1826-1893)

Fred Lockley (1871-1958)

Reub Long (1898-1974)

Daniel Lownsdale (1803–1862)

Lung On (1863-1940)

Ernest Boyd "E. B." MacNaughton (1880–1960)

David T. Mason (1883-1973)

Thomas McKay (1897-1849/1850?)

William Cameron McKay (1824-1893)

John McLoughlin (1784-1857)

Joseph L. Meek (1810-1875)

Fred G. Meyer (1886–1978)

John Minto (1822-1915)

Thomas Leander Moorhouse (1850-1926)

Katherine Sterrett Munra (Grandma Munra) (1830-1923)

Paul C. Murphy (1876-1957)

William Sumio Naito (1925-1996)

Peter Skene Ogden (1790-1854)

Lafayette Pence (1857-1923)

Walter Perry (1873-1959)

Francis Pettygrove (1812-1887)

Georgiana Burton Pittock (1845–1918)

Henry Lewis Pittock (1836-1919)

Eugene Debs "Debbs" Potts (1909–2003)

Stephen Puter (1857-?)

Alfred Qualman (1904-1993)

William Henry Rector (1806-1890)

Samuel Rothchild (1843-1930)

Julia Ruuttila (1907-1991)

Les Schwab (1917 - 2007)

Ben Selling (1852-1931)

Jesse Settlemier (1840-1913)

John Shively (1804-1893)

George Simpson (1786?-1860)

Louis J. Simpson (1877-1949)

William B. Smullin (1907-1995)

Benjamin Stark (1820-1898)

Robert Stuart (1785-1848)

Thomas W. Sullivan (1863-1940)

Mary Cachot Therkelson (1875-1937)

Henry Thiele (1882-1952)

David Thompson (1770-1857)

Robert L. Thompson and TVA Architects

Elbridge Trask (1815-1863)

Millie R. Trumbull (1866-1940)

William Green T'Vault (1806-1869)

Henry Villard (1835-1900)

William Gale "Will" Vinton (1947–2018)

James W. Virtue (1837-1903)

Leonard Wallulis (1902-1977)

C. B. Watson (1849-1930)

Joseph Watt (1817 - 1890)

E. Henry Wemme (1861-1914)

Richard L. Wendt (1931-2010)

Victor Charles West (1921-2002)

Byron A. White (1893 - 1963)

C.E.S. Wood (1852-1944)

Biota Event Group Institution

A-dec (Austin Dental Equipment Co.)

AJ Model Airplanes & Jim Walker

Albany streetcar system

Albers Brothers Milling Company

Allann Bros Coffee

Alpenrose Dairy

Arlington Club

Astoria and Columbia River Railroad

Astoria streetcar system

Baker City streetcar system

Basque boardinghouses in Oregon

Binfords and Mort

Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Bonneville Power Administration

Book Publishing

Bracero Program

Brewing industry in Oregon (essay)

Brooten Kelp Ore

C.A. Smith Lumber Company

Carson Helicopters

CH2M Hill

Cherry Grove streetcar and railroad

Chinook Jargon (Chinuk Wawa)

Clackamas Hydroelectric Project

Collier Logging Museum and State Park

Columbia River Fisherman's Protective Union

Columbia River Packers Association

Columbia River Treaty (1964)

Corvallis and Eastern Railroad

Corvallis streetcar system

Country Coach

Cranberry Industry

Crooked River Project

Crown/Centennial Mills

Dark Horse Comics

Davidson Baking Company (Sunbeam Bakery)

Dutch Bros. Coffee Company

Entek International

Erickson's Saloon

Erickson Air-Crane

Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB)

Evans Products Company

Flax and Linen Industry of Oregon

Full Sail Brewing Company

Gardenburger Inc.

Harry & David/Bear Creek Orchards


Hood River Distillers

Housing Authority of Portland

Hoyt Hotel

Hudson's Bay Company

Hull-Oakes Lumber Company and mill

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)



Jazz de Opus

Kaiser Permanente in Oregon

Kaiser Shipyards

Kam Wah Chung and Co.

Thomas Lister Kay (1838-1900)

Kettle Foods, Inc.

Klamath Falls streetcar system

Ladd Estate Company

Last Blockbuster Video Store in the U.S.

Lithia Motors

Lord & Schryver Landscape Architects

M & A Shogren

Monaco Motor Coach

Montgomery Ward/Park Building

Myrtlewood Industry

North West Company

Oregon-American Lumber Company

Oregon and the Film Industry (essay)

Oregon Electric Railway

Oregon Industrial Welfare Commission

Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech)

Oregon Iron & Steel Company

Oregon Railway & Navigation Company

Oregon Steam Navigation Company

Oregon Zoo

Pacific Fur Company

Pacific Stoneware

Pendleton Woolen Mills


Port of Hood River

Port of Portland

Port of Toledo

Portland International Airport

Portland Professional Wrestling

Portland Public Market

Portland Railway Light and Power

Rast Brewery

Raven Maps

Reser's Fine Foods

Rogue Creamery

Roseburg Forest Products

Salem Brewery Association

Seufert Brothers Cannery

Shari’s Café & Pies

Springfield Creamery

Star Theater

Stripping in Oregon (essay)

Tektronix Inc

Thomas Kay Woolen Mill

Tillamook Cheese

Timber Industry (essay)

Trojan Nuclear Power Plant

Troutdale Aluminum Plant

Tucker Sno-Cat®

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Union Fishermen's Cooperative Packing Company

United Bicycle Institute

Urban Growth Boundary

Voodoo Doughnut

Walla Walla Valley Railway

Walterville Canal & Powerhouse

West Linn streetcar system

Western Shore (a.k.a. Oregon Clipper)

Whidden and Lewis, architects

White Stag Manufacturing

Willamette Cattle Company

Willamette Industries

X-Ray Cafe

Miscellany Place


Alderman Farms

Alsea (Alcea)

Alvord Desert

Applegate River



Baker City

Baker City Chinatown

Baldwin Hotel

Community of Bates


Black Butte Ranch

Community of Blue River

The Bomber Restaurant and Catering

Bonneville Dam

Brick House Beautiful

Butte Falls

Camp White

Cascade Mountain Range in Oregon (essay)

Cast iron buildings in Portland

Celilo Falls

Central Point

Chromite mining

Columbia River (essay)

Company Towns

Coos Bay



Community of Dee

City of Detroit

Detroit Dam

Community of Dora

Eldorado Ditch



Faraday Dam and Powerhouse

Forest Grove

Forest Park

Fort George (Fort Astoria)

Fort Umpqua (HBC fort, 1836-1853)

Fort Vancouver (essay)

Frenchglen Hotel

Ghost Towns of the Illinois River Valley


Gold Beach

City of Gold Hill

Gold Ray Dam

Golden West Hotel

Great Light Way (3rd St., Portland)

Guild's Lake

H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest

Hanley Farm

Hay Creek Ranch



Historic Prineville Roads (1870s–1930s)

Japantown, Portland (Nihonmachi)

John Day River (north-central Oregon)

Jordan Valley

Kinzua (town)

Klamath River


Lake Oswego



Lebanon (city)

Linkville and the Moore Family

Long Creek (town)

Lower Klamath Lake





Mill City




City of North Bend

North Fork Dam and Powerhouse

North Fork Fish Ladder

O'Kane Building

Oswego Iron Furnace

Peter French Round Barn

Point Adams

Portland Hotel



Rogue River (essay)

City of Salem (essay)

Sandy River

Santiam Wagon Road



Silicon Forest

Sisters Rocks and Frankport

Sitkum and Brewster Valley

South Fork John Day River

Sparta ditch

St. Helens

Steens Mountain

Swan Island

The Dalles

The Dalles Dam

Thompson's Mills


Tumalo Irrigation District

Two Dragon mining camp

Umpqua River



Willamette National Forest

Willamette River (essay)

Willamette Valley (essay)

Willamina (city)