Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive contains images of different
ethnic group materials held in four historical archives in the region.
These materials are from different times in the history of the Basin.
There are photographs, oral histories, pictures of objects, and
more. All of the images have been described or cataloged.
can search for images about an ethnic group from a specific collection,
such as from the Oregon Historical Society, or from a specific decade,
or in a particular format, like photographs.
may also search the Archive by subject, using the subject heading
list. These subject headings have been used to catalog the images
in the Archive. One may also search the Archive with keywords. Keyword
searching finds images with cataloging information that matches
up with a searchers own keywords.
searching the Archive it is important to know how to use logical
commands to broaden or narrow your search. What are these logical
commands? These are small words, AND and OR which will give you
great control when searching the Archive.