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IdentifierORU_WTXT_016
TitleColumbia River Salmon Fisheries
Description2 p. Article detailing the salmon fishing industry on the Columbia River, including providing details on salmon spawning and the use of fish wheels. The use of Chinese, Scandinavian, and Russian immigrants in the fishing and canning is described. There is also discussion of the town of Astoria and its expected growth.
Number of Pages2
CitationColumbia River Salmon Fisheries. Scientific American v. 75 (September 19 1896) p. 229, 232
TGM SubjectSalmon
Fishing
Fishing industry
Fishing & hunting gear
Fishermen
Rivers
Stern wheelers
Piers & wharves
Commerce
LC SubjectSalmon
Salmon canning industry
Salmon fisheries
Salmon fishing
Salmon industry
Fishwheels
Rivers
Docks
Commerce
Place NamesAstoria, Oregon
Columbia River
Portland, Oregon
Willamette River, Oregon
GenreJournal Article
PhotographerKinney, M. J.
Gibson, Robert
Original PublisherScientific American, inc.
Date of Original1896-09-19
Coverage19th century
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
RightsThis item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Additional Physical Formats Held by UOPrint Version Available
LanguageEnglish
TypeText
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Western Waters Digital Library.
 
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