Oregon Centennial Commisson
The Oregon Centennial was the 100th anniversary of the statehood of the U.S. state of Oregon. The day of the anniversary was February 14, 1959, but centennial events took place throughout the year. Festivities were held all over the state, with the major attractions at the Oregon Centennial Exposition and International Trade Fair, located at the Expo Center in Portland's Kenton neighborhood, which took place from June 10 to September 17, 1959.
Entertainment included Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, Lawrence Welk, Harry Belafonte, and Art Linkletter's House Party broadcast on CBS.[citation needed] The exposition's theme was "Frontier of the Future". Centennial-related events and attractions included a play, a musical, parades, specially commissioned artworks by muralist Carl Morris, and a railroad line that used two trains built for the Portland Zoo Railway (now the Washington Park and Zoo Railway). Local communities created monuments to celebrate the anniversary, including a totem pole[where?] and a huge Paul Bunyan Statue in Kenton. Many communities had to raise money to finance their celebration plans. One method used to raise funds was the sale of Oregon Centennial Tokens. Many private companies also created Centennial items for sale. In 2009, the state celebrated the Oregon Sesquicentennial, also known as "Oregon 150".

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Centennial Exposition of 1959 | Oregon…
Oregon became the thirty-third state on February 14, 1859. A century later, Portland hosted the Oregon Centennial Exposition and International Trade Fair to ...
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Oregon Centennial - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Oregon Centennial was the 100th anniversary of the statehood of the U.S. state ... Many communities had to raise money to finance their celebration plans.
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Oregon Centennial Expo, 1959 | LOST OREGON
Feb 15, 2009 ... But, I like to think the Oregon Centennial Expo was a bit more scrappy and .... with the Centennial Commission's approval, to prepare nine huge ...
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Oregon Statehood Centennial - So-Called Dollars
OREGON STATEHOOD CENTENNIAL 1959. Purpose: To celebrate 100th anniversary of Statehood. Organization: Centennial Commission created by 1955  ...
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In 1958, the Oregon Centennial Commission, under the sponsorship of Blitz Weinhard Brewing Company, hired radio personality Stan Freberg to create a ...
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Oregon Centennial Anthology - Oregon 150
Material from this Centennial Anthology may be freely reprinted ... Oregon Centennial Commission: ... The Fine Arts Advisory Committee, as a part of its activity.
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Oregon Centennial 1959*11/05/2011 - Robert Bollinger
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Century of Action celebrates 100 years of Oregon women's right to vote and advances the understanding of women's citizenship in Oregon's history.
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Stafford Centennial Named Statewide Celebration | KYAQ | Lincoln County's Local Public Radio Station
The 2014 centennial of the birth of one of Oregon’s greatest poets has been declared a statewide celebration by the Oregon Heritage Commission. The poet, William Stafford, served as poet laureate of Oregon for 14 years and published more than 60 collections of poetry and prose. Stafford was born January ...
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Washington State Parks begin centennial celebration; calendar entices exploration (photo gallery) | OregonLive.com
To purchase a copy of the calendar that uses the images seen here, go to www.parks.wa.gov/ (special offers) or myprint.wa.gov. The calendar sells for $18.50 (plus tax and shipping). It's also available by calling 360-902-8500.
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Portland Development Commission votes to settle Centennial Mills lawsuit for $200,000 | OregonLive.com
The settlement sprung up late Wednesday but PDC officials refused to release documents until the end of a board meeting, as commissioners voted to approve the settlement.
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Oregon Centennial Expo, 1959 | LOST OREGON
Man, sesquicentennial fever has gripped Oregon. Officially launched on Saturday with a kick-off party in Salem and lots of museums and organizations offering free admission, the party is just getting started – year-round events are planned all year to get people of all ages involved in the history of their state. And if the economy…
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Centennial Mills lawsuit over; costs Portland Development Commission nearly $700,000 | OregonLive.com
The developer dismisses a lawsuit after the PDC agrees to pay $200,000 and waive repayment for about $480,000 in loans and grants.
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Clackamas County and SW Portland events: Dec. 9-31 | OregonLive.com
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City of Ashland, Oregon - Ashland Rotary Centennial Ice Rink
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Clarice Christensen’s Oregon Library Centennial Anniversary Plate | Oregon Area Community Book's Blog
By Lisa Hustad, President, Oregon Library Board Clarice Christensen has created a beautiful Oregon Library Centennial commemorative plate that will make its public debut during the awards ceremony at the Oregon Public Library's Centennial Celebration on October 9, 2010. The plate will be hung prominently above the Sue Ames Room in the entrance to the…
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I wanted to slip this into the site before the end of 2013, only because it once again, gives us some insight into the everyday life inside the Unity. These two articles appeared in the Flaming Sword which would have described events that occurred in December 1926, and 1933 — 87 and 80 years respectively.
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