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The closing of the Oregon archives is indeed a tra...

2009-03-12T09:45:00.000-07:00

The closing of the Oregon archives is indeed a tragedy -- not only in itself but as a sad measure of an "economy" (regional and nation-wide) that can throw billions of dollars at languishing financial institutions, while neglecting cultural and educational resources with excellent infrastructure. Tremendously healthy in their own right with abundant historical resources, institutions like the Oregon Historical Society Research Library are being asked to pay the cost of things gone awry in other sectors of the economy. This news strengthens Larry's call for a national oral history project (post for January 15, 2009) -- and suggests the value of an even wider national save-our-history movement. Let's do it!