Jan Landis

Back to School

As summer comes to a close, students across Oregon are heading back to school. Today we're sharing a few images of Oregon schools, some historical and some still in use.

The Waldron School, established in 1874, greets northbound drivers at MP 10 on Hwy 207 between Mitchell & Service Creek. While the school hasn't been used for years, the locals still keep it maintained & welcoming.  Photo by Diane Kulpinski

The Waldron School, established in 1874, greets northbound drivers at MP 10 on Hwy 207 between Mitchell & Service Creek. While the school hasn't been used for years, the locals still keep it maintained & welcoming. Photo by Diane Kulpinski

Self-portrait with his dog Phoebe in front of the old Andrews School in Andrews.  Photo by John Simpkins

Self-portrait with his dog Phoebe in front of the old Andrews School in Andrews. Photo by John Simpkins

Portland Opportunities Industrial Center (POIC), Rosemary Anderson High School, is a non-profit educational and workforce training organization that works with disenfranchised youth in Northeast and East Multnomah county. While gaining skills to apply for high school credits, students also get Phys Ed credit for participating in sports. Deon Sims and Dequan Wilatson are very into basketball.  Photo by Jan Landis

Portland Opportunities Industrial Center (POIC), Rosemary Anderson High School, is a non-profit educational and workforce training organization that works with disenfranchised youth in Northeast and East Multnomah county. While gaining skills to apply for high school credits, students also get Phys Ed credit for participating in sports. Deon Sims and Dequan Wilatson are very into basketball. Photo by Jan Landis

Sports

The lovely weather the past day or two has gotten us inspired by some of the sports-related photographs in our collection.

Portland Opportunities Industrial Center (POIC), East Portland Rosemary Anderson High School, is a non-profit educational and workforce training organization that works with disenfranchised youth in Northeast and East Multnomah county. Teacher Jay Williams plays basketball with student Deon Sims.  Photo by Jan Landis

Portland Opportunities Industrial Center (POIC), East Portland Rosemary Anderson High School, is a non-profit educational and workforce training organization that works with disenfranchised youth in Northeast and East Multnomah county. Teacher Jay Williams plays basketball with student Deon Sims. Photo by Jan Landis

Kids practicing Parkour in Ochoco Creek Park in Prineville.  Photo by Lon Austin

Kids practicing Parkour in Ochoco Creek Park in Prineville. Photo by Lon Austin

Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Hillsboro Hops, in the locker room after a 7-4 loss to the Boise Hawks.  Photo by Ross Hamilton

Hillsboro Ballpark, home of the Hillsboro Hops, in the locker room after a 7-4 loss to the Boise Hawks. Photo by Ross Hamilton

Family

Describing a day in the life of Oregonians would be impossible without this week's theme: family. We collected dozens of images of Oregonians with their families on July 15th, and we're thrilled to share a few with you.

The Davis family at Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon.  Photo by Jim Hair

The Davis family at Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon. Photo by Jim Hair

Tali Langi and his wife, Masi, came to America for a visit and decided to stay.  After spending time talking about their heritage, Tali gathered his family consisting of his wife and four sons (Eric, Talileka, Tevita, and Tavaki) for a family photo.  Photo by Jan Landis

Tali Langi and his wife, Masi, came to America for a visit and decided to stay.  After spending time talking about their heritage, Tali gathered his family consisting of his wife and four sons (Eric, Talileka, Tevita, and Tavaki) for a family photo. Photo by Jan Landis

97-year-old Lois Hoffman sits with her 15-month-old great grand daughter Mackenzie Hoffman in Ontario, Oregon.  Photo by Larry Hoffman

97-year-old Lois Hoffman sits with her 15-month-old great grand daughter Mackenzie Hoffman in Ontario, Oregon. Photo by Larry Hoffman