Land of Two Rivers
Chart of Language Relationships on the Columbia Plateau
Oral History of Thomas Morning Owl whose family comes from Umatilla
Excerpts from Narcissa Whitman's Journal
Trial documents for the five convicted men
The Oregon Land Claim Donation Act of 1850
Lieutenant Lawrence Kip describes the Walla Walla Council
Walla Walla, Cayuse, and Umatilla Treaty of 1855
Hermiston Herald newspaperarticle, "Umatilla City End of Old Trail,"
1884Report on the allotment of Umatilla Indian Lands in Oregon
Chinese Exclusion Act
Eastern Oregon Census Data reflecting Chinese population and occupations
Umatilla Election statistics, 1916-1920
"All The Water for All the Land"
ReclamationAct of 1902
EastOregonian, circa 1950 -"Brown Silt Kills Dam; Old Problem"
HermistonHerald article, circa 1948 - "McKayDam Saves Projects"
PendletonDaily Tribune article, 1902 - "Open Columbia To the Sea,"by Lee B. Reeder
HermistonHerald article, Oct. 11, 1923 - "E.P. Dodd Speaks at IrrigationMeet"
HermistonHerald article, Jan. 12, 1933 - "Interest in Umatilla RapidsProject is Revived"
Portionsof the Army's "308 Reports" for comprehensive development of the Columbia River
Hermiston Herald article, January 13, 1938 - "Dam at Umatilla Asked First,"
HermistonHerald article, May 1, 1941 - "Umatilla Rapids Dam Approved ByHouse Group,"
Remaking Community: McNary Dam
Hermiston Herald article, "Depot Brings Dramatic Changes to Town," Tuesday, Dec. 1, 1998
DonnaFuzi, depot employee for 18 years, discusses the 1944 blast
Speechof Walter M. Pierce in the House of Representatives, 1939
HermistonHerald article,March 5, 1953 - Group Seeks Full Utilization of McNary Features"
"McNaryDam Past, Present and Future" In the Sage Hen, McNary Dam Newsletter,circa 1951
"McNaryLock Opens with Ceremony" in the Sage Hen, McNaryDam Newsletter, circa 1951
"ProgressMotion Pictures at McNary Dam" in the Sage Hen, McNary Dam Newsletter,circa 1951
"High-LightsAnd Gutter-Shots" in the Sage Hen, McNary Dam Newsletter, circa 1951
"Controlof the River" - from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Report
"Construction"in "The Sage Hen," McNary Dam Newsletter, circa 1951
"Flood,"in "The Sage Hen," McNary Dam Newsletter, circa 1951
"WeMap the Future or Panning Planning" in the Sage Hen, McNary Dam Newsletter,circal 1951
OregonBusiness Review article - "McNaryPower Needed for Supersonic Research"
OregonBusiness Review article - "DamsThreaten West Coast Fisheries Industry," by Dr. P.R. Needham
HermistonHerald article,Feb. 10, 1955 - "Effect of McNary Dam on Fingerlings Draws Study"
"JanisPaige" in the "Sage Hen," McNary Dam Newsletter, circa1951
ErnabelMittelsdorf recalls Dedication Day
"dedicationday" in the "Sage Hen," McNary Dam Newsletter, circa 1951
TheStory of Charles McNary
Umatillaand neighboring Morrow County population data, 1900-1993
Hermistongrowth in the Elmer Dodd scrapbook
UmatillaHigh School History
SpokaneReview article - "Paper Owls Give Pigeons the Bird"
OralHistory transcript of Ernabel Mittelsdorf and Gloria Lampkin, April 9,1999 Interview
Oregonianarticle, "New City of McNary Developed at Damsite to Take Care ofWorkers
"McNaryTownsite" in "The Sage Hen," McNary Dam Newsletter, circa1951
JohnM. Allison discusses project towns in "The Sage Hen," McNaryDam Newsletter, circa 1951
Selectionsfrom Co-En-Da Cookbook
"Letterby Ernie Rosholt" outgoing president of the McNary Recreation Association" in "The Sage Hen," McNary Dam Newsletter, circa 1951
McNaryDam Dedication Program
Documentsfrom the Elmer Dodd Scrapbooks
Recordingof President Eisenhower's Dedication speech
"McNaryDam" in a Report on a Proposed Highway Bridge Across the Columbia River
Ferry and Traffic Statistics
HermistonHerald articles planning the Umatilla Bridge
The McNary Dam Townsite brochure
PublicLaw 85-186, An Act to stimulate industrial development near Indian reservations
ReportNo. 91-1293 To Release and Convey the Reversionary Interest of the U.Sin. . . McNary Dam Townsite
OregonBusiness Review article - "PowerShortage Critical in Pacific Northwest"
HermistonHerald article - "Effectof McNary Dam on Fingerlings Draws Study"
HermistonHerald article - "Group seeksfull utilization of McNary Features"
Reportto Hearing Conducted by Reclamation Bureau and Corps of Army Engineers,May 20, 1955, by Elmer Dodd
Making Way for John Day
Promotionalpamphlet produced by the Army Corps of Engineers
"TheTransition of Power" from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Document
"JohnDay Construction" from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Document
Fishcounts, precontact to 1983
EastOregonian article - "Before the dam: Boardman revisits former townsite"
ErnabelMittelsdorf remembers the town of Boardman
RoyGunsolley discusses land negotiation in Umatilla
Mapof burial removal in Umatilla
ThomasMorning Owl describes the impact of pothunting on the Umatillas
NativeAmerican Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
SamNobles talks about farming and dairying in Umatilla County
"Commerceand Industry" in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers document
"Irrigation"in U.S. Army Cops of Engineers document
EastOregonian article, July 2, 1958 - "Getting Salmon Back Into the Umatilla"
LegalDecisions and Indian Fishing in the Columbia Basin
ConfederatedTribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Salmon Policy
Essayby Christopher W. Shelley, "The Resurrection of a River"
TheBracero Program - Public Law 45
PopulationStatistics Umatilla and Morrow Counties, 1940-1993
GuadalupeEscobedo discusses working in the fields
FedericoRamos describes tree pruning in Umatilla County
Umatilla Today and Tomorrow
Farmand manufacturing chart, 1900-1993
MayorGeorge Hash discusses the impact of the chemical depot in Umatilla
Remarksof Dr. Richard Magee before the Umatilla Chemical Demilitarization CitizensAdvisory Commission, Oct. 7, 1996 (with questions from Hermiston mayor,Frank Harkenrider)
ChemicalEmergency Preparedness Program
Damsof the Columbia Basin & Their Effects on the Native Fishery
JohnDay Drawdown Study, February 1999
GovernorJohn Kitzhaber supports dam breaching, February, 2,000