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Online Exhibits

horsesmBuckaroo Lifestyle - See Buckaroos at work in Oregon and California from the back of a horse. Images by documentary photographer Mary Williams Hyde.

online1Ogden Watercolors - Images from the Ester Ogden Applegate watercolor collection painted while traveling around the region with her husband Elmer Applegate.

online3Restoration Powwow - Beautiful images by Ty Beaver of the Klamath Restoration Powwow featuring stunning contemporary dance regalia.

workingThe Working Ranch - Images from Madeleine Graham Blake's 2011 photographic exhibit at the Shaw about working ranch life in the Land of Lakes.

online4California Logging Operations - Images of regional logging and mill activity from the Clare Roy Sprague photograph collection.

online2Three Migrations, Visual Imaginings of the American West - Artwork from the Shaw collection is featured in this exhibit of the American West as imagined by twenty well know artists.

Stories from the Land of Lakes

Read fascinating historical tidbits about the Land of the Lakes.

Videos About the Land of Lakes

Learn about the lives of regional Cattle Ranching Families in this short video by Linda Hussa and Madeleine Blake: