From the Oregonian, June 23, 1994 – not available elsewhere online. “A man just came in,” a frightened secretary told Dr. Elmore E. Duncan, “carrying a gun.” That June morning in 1985, the psychiatrist was in the hall, picking up his mail. “I think we’d better get out of here,” he said as, confused and […]
From The Oregonian, November 19, 1992 Portland Mayor Bud Clark is considering many ideas for his life after politics, but one could stir as much controversy as anything he did in office: opening a tavern that would cater to late-stage alcoholics. “It sounds contradictory,” Clark said Wednesday. But he said the motive would be to […]
From the Oregonian, by columnist Phil Stanford, November 12, 1987 On the lower level of the First Congregational Church, down by the exit, things were coming unglued. Lenny Dee, the local intellectual impressario who had booked the lecture, couldn’t believe what was happening. People were leaving. In droves. When it was all over Friday night, […]
From the Oregonian, August 8, 1971 Full page PDF This is the first media mention of Burnside Projects, which later became Transition Projects. The agency has it’s own history online.
From The Oregonian, June 6, 1954. Not available elsewhere online. READ – Surgery for sick minds (PDF); from The American Weekly and syndicated in The Oregonian. William Engle was a popular magazine writer, with several articles on psychiatry, including “Sleeping Pills: Doorway to Doom.”
From The Oregonian, February 22, 1916
Published in The Oregonian, February 28, 1904 – not available elsewhere online. DR. HENRY WALDO COE DEFENDS INSTITUTION AT MT TABOR Says Patients Are Harmless, and neighboring Property-Owners Have No Right to Protest. Philadelphia, PA, Feb 1904 (Letter to the Editor.) — I experience more regret than I can express that I should in any […]
Address on temperance by Abraham Lincoln to the to the Springfield Washington Temperance Society on the 110th anniversary of George Washington’s birth, at the Second Presbyterian Church Springfield, Illinois, February 22, 1842 Although the Temperance cause has been in progress for near twenty years, it is apparent to all, that it is, just now, being […]