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Carolyn B. Shelton, Oregon’s First Woman Governor (for a weekend)

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published February 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. “Oregon Has Today a Woman Governor” the headlines of the Daily Capital Journal (Salem, OR) trumpeted on February 27, 1909 with … Continue reading

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Popcorn School Traces Roots to Little Man with Big Goals

“I looked out the window and what did I see? Popcorn popping on the apricot tree. Spring had brought me such a nice surprise,” as the familiar children’s song goes. It seems appropriate this time of year as the cherry … Continue reading

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Woman Who Was Acting Governor of Oregon

Mrs. Carolyn B. Shelton Tells of Her Work as Private Secretary and of Being Occasionally the State’s Chief Executive a reprint from the Oregonian dated January 11, 1914 She was Governor of Oregon. In every woman’s organization there is a … Continue reading

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