From historical biographies to issues and events that have shaped our state, Oregon Experience is an exciting television series co-produced by OPB and the Oregon Historical Society. The series explores Oregon's rich past and helps all of us - from natives to newcomers - gain a better understanding of the historical, social and political fabric of our state.Visit Oregon Experience Website
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Jazz Town explores the vibrant, post-World War II eruption of jazz in Portland.
Frontier preacher and pioneer geologist, Thomas Condon.
Oregon's Jewish pioneers were among the region's first settlers.
Oregon Experience explores the origins and the evolution of the OR Shakespeare Festival
What 1923 Southern Oregon train holdup helped establish modern criminal forensics?
Explores Portland's African American history during the 1960s,'70s and early '80s.
Astoria explores the multifaceted history of this city through the decades.
The mythical State of Jefferson lives on in Southern Oregon and Northern California.
The story of Edgar “Ed” Slaughter ownership of the pool hall on N. Williams Ave.
Jazz Historian Lynn Darroch talks about Warren Bracken, vocalist and band leader.
Barney “Scout” Mann compares the condition of the PCT in 1959 and today.
June Mulford talks about the movie she and Don made after their trip.
June Mulford remembers an encounter with a rattlesnake.
Barney “Scout” Mann talks about the early history of Oregon’s Skyline Trail.
June Mulford talks about trying to navigate the PCT with disappearing trails.
June Mulford explains how she creatively washed clothes and blankets on the Trail.
A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's new documentary - Jazz Town
A sneak preview of Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils
A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's new documentary on Thomas Condon
A sneak preview of Oregon Experience's The Jewish Frontier
Premiering October 19, Oregon Experience's new season with Oregon Shakespeare Festival
A Preview of the Premiere Episode of Season 10 with Oregon Experience
Watch a preview of Oregon Experience: William Gladstone Steel
In 1923, a Southern Oregon train holdup sparked one of the nation's largest manhunts.