Source Information

Oregon State Library Oregon, Biographical Index Card File, 1900-1986 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.
Original data: Biographical Index File. Salem, Oregon: Oregon State Library.

About Oregon, Biographical Index Card File, 1900-1986

This collection of index cards lists references to Oregon residents from a number of sources: church records, obituaries, newspapers, books, magazines, photographs, funeral home records, and others. They mention marriages, obituaries, works of art, indictments, publications, burials, baptisms, athletic achievements, biographies, and other facets of people’s lives. The cards themselves do not contain many details, but most refer to an original source which may be rich with information.

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