[Libs-Or] FW: 1911 Commemorative Oregon Blue Book

YAMAKA Julie A julie.a.yamaka at state.or.us
Mon Jun 22 11:32:07 PDT 2015

Dear Oregon Blue Book fan,

A limited number of the newly released 2015-16 Oregon Blue Book are still
available. This new edition features an expanded color section exploring
Oregon's early rural schools with photos, artwork and memorabilia from
historical societies. The purpose of the exhibit is to look back at the
Colorful history of rural education in Oregon before World War II when
small town
Life revolved around the local schoolhouse.

The 2015-16 Blue Book also features ‹ for the first time ‹ winning essays
From a statewide contest that asked elementary and middle school children
They loved about Oregon. These essays provide a fresh perspective on our
And create a time capsule for Oregonians in the future.

The Oregon Blue Book, Oregon¹s official fact book and almanac, has been
updated and re-published every two years since 1911. It is an institution,
a state icon and a collector¹s item. This year's Blue Book had a limited
run and
Only about 1,300 remain. They can be purchased from the State Archives
online at: https://secure.sos.state.or.us/prs/shopBlueBook.do
or at the Capitol Gift Shop, Powell's Portland locations and a limited
number of bookstores around the state.

If you would like more information about the Blue Book and its
availability you can contact Julie Yamaka at 503-378-5199 or
julie.a.yamaka at state.or.us

Thank you,
Julie Yamaka, Managing Editor
Oregon Blue Book
Oregon State Archives
800 Summer Street NE
Salem, OR 97310

On 6/25/10 8:56 AM, "YAMAKA, Julie A" <julyam at sos.state.or.us> wrote:

>Hi Denice,
>Thanks for contacting us. We've got your name on the list, and will
>contact you in late summer when we have pricing and ordering information.
>Thank you for your interest in our publications,
>- Julie
>Julie Yamaka, Managing Editor
>Oregon Blue Book
>Oregon Secretary of State, Archives Division
>800 Summer Street NE
>Salem, OR 97310
>>>> bluebook changes 06/24/10 1:39 PM >>>
>>>> "Denice Lee" <dlee at ci.lebanon.or.us> 06/24/10 12:55 PM >>>
>Please reserve a commemorative Oregon Blue Book for the Lebanon Public
>Library.  I believe our order for the annual Oregon Blue Book is a
>standing order.  If that can be worked out without us getting a
>duplicate of the Blue Book, I'd go for the combined package.
>Thank you.
>Denice Lee
>Library Services Manager
>Lebanon Public Library
>55 Academy Street
>Lebanon, OR 97355
>Fax 541-258-4958
>-----Original Message-----
>From: libs-or-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us
>[mailto:libs-or-bounces at listsmart.osl.state.or.us] On Behalf Of Jey Wann
>Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 8:57 AM
>To: libs-or (libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us)
>Subject: [Libs-Or] 1911 Commemorative Oregon Blue Book
>(Posting for Julia Yamaka at the Oregon State Archives)
>Reserve Your 1911 Commemorative Oregon Blue Book
>The Oregon Blue Book is turning 100! In celebration of this milestone,
>the Oregon Secretary of State's Office will offer a limited edition
>commemorative version of the original 1911 Oregon Blue Book.
>1911 Oregon Blue Book
>The first Oregon Blue Book provides a window into life in Oregon a
>century ago. Dozens of vintage images illustrate the state. These
>include scenes of Crater Lake, Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge, and other
>sights. Many images depict the bounty of Oregon's agriculture and timber
>industries while others tout the state's hunting and fishing
>Along with the images, the 1911 Oregon Blue Book is full of text
>describing the beauty and resources of the state in language that is
>both quaint and evocative. For example: "High above the clouds towers
>snow-capped Mount Hood, magnificent in its supreme eminence and in its
>beauty and ruggedness." The book reports on every aspect of Oregon's
>economy and society a century ago. Thus, the reader will find
>descriptions of 1911 transportation, agriculture, livestock, fishing,
>dairy, education, labor, and taxation conditions, among others.
>Limited Edition
>Only about 400 of these 133-page commemorative edition 1911 Oregon Blue
>Books will be printed. Call or e-mail us now to assure that you get a
>copy. The final prices have not been set but will be around 10 dollars
>for the commemorative edition alone or around 25 dollars for a package
>of the commemorative edition with the new 2011-2012 Oregon Blue Book.
>Both will be available in March 2011.
>Reserve Yours Now!
>Call us at 503-378-5199 or e-mail us at
>bluebook.changes at state.or.us<mailto:bluebook.changes at state.or.us> to
>reserve your copy of Oregon Blue Book history. Simply give us your
>contact information. We'll get in touch with you when we set a final
>price and take your order then.
>Link to this article on Oregon State Archives website with photos:
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